KySat2 launched with NASA’s Educational Launch of Nanosatellites (ELaNa) program on the ELaNa IV mission. The launch took place out of Wallops Island, VA on November 19, 2013. For more information on the ELaNa program, visit http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/smallsats/elana
Tune your radios to 437.405 MHz to listen to KySat-2. See the Radio Operators page for more information regarding the KySat-2 beacons.
Gathered telemetry and satellite information will be posted here as we process them. We appreciate all Amateur Radio and GENSO stations that are tracking and helping in the collection of this data. KySat-2 is manifested on the NASA ELaNa mission which is scheduled to launch on November 19, 2013.
Orbit Information (Approximate)
- Inclination: 40.6 degrees
- Perigee height: 500km (circular orbit)
- Apogee height: 500km
- Revolutions per day: ~16
- Orbital Period: ~90 minutes
Current Two-line Elements
1 99904U 00000 13324.06862326 0.00000000 00000-0 00000-0 0 0000
2 99904 40.5214 249.9768 0003075 205.2431 337.9664 15.19728651000009