KySat-2 Dashboard

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LAUNCH INFORMATION

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.

 

View from above orbital plane

Mission Information

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.

K2 Telemetry

Orbit Information (Approximate)

View from above satellite

 

  • Inclination: 40.6 degrees
  • Perigee height: 500km (circular orbit)
  • Apogee height: 500km
  • Revolutions per day: ~16
  • Orbital Period: ~90 minutes

 

Ground track

Orbital Simulation

 

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

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