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AOXIANG-1

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AOXIANG-1 is classified as:


NORAD ID: 42735
Int'l Code: 1998-067MQ
Perigee: 278.6 km
Apogee: 283.5 km
Inclination: 51.6 °
Period: 90.0 minutes
Semi major axis: 6652 km
RCS: Unknown
Launch date: November 20, 1998
Source: People's Republic of China (PRC)
Launch site: TYURATAM MISSILE AND SPACE COMPLEX (TTMTR)

Uplink (MHz):
Downlink (MHz): 436.150/437.640
Beacon (MHz):
Mode: 9600bps BPSK
Call sign: NPUAX1
Status: Active


AOXIANG-1 is a 2U-CubeSat launched with the bulk of the QB50 constellation to the ISS, designed and built at the Shaanxi Engineering Laboratory (SELM), Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU). The orbiter has science payload for lower thermosphere detection, three axis MagneTorQuers (MTQ), three axis reaction wheels, On Board Computer (OBC), communication system, Electrical Power System (EPS) and etc. The main mission of AOXIANG-1 is for lower thermosphere research. The satellite carries a Science Unit (SU) named INMS (Ion/Neutral Mass Spectrometer) for sampling of low mass ionized and neutral particles in lower thermosphere, such as O, O2, and N2. The second mission is focusing on the methods of improving the reliability of CubeSat that is based on commercial off-the-shelf (COTs) components.
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NASA's NSSDC Master Catalog

Two Line Element Set (TLE):
1 42735U 98067MQ  19145.72436340  .00157208  21585-4  30143-3 0  9992
2 42735  51.6245  32.0953 0003610 156.3270 242.9296 16.00183097115783
Source of the keplerian elements: AMSAT