ESEO, European Student Earth Orbiter


ESEO: European Student Earth Orbiter
      Denmark, Hungary, Poland, Italy, Netherlands, UK, Spain, Germany

Launch date: 2015-16
Launch rocket: VEGA
Launch site: Kourou
Measure: 33 x 33 x 63 cm
Mass: 40 kg
Uplink1:    435.010 MHz, FM
Downlink1: 2400.175 MHz, (3or5W)
Uplink2:    435.160-435.060 MHz (inverting)
Downlink2:  145.880-145.980 MHz (inverting)
Beacon1:    145.855 MHz, CW (3W RF)
Beacon2:    145.930 MHz, 1200bps BPSK (FEC)
Beacon3:   5840.000 MHz, FSK/CW (400mW)

1. DTU Space (Denmark) - Microcamera;
2. University of Budapest (Hungary) - Telescope Dosimeter and Plasma Diagnostic Probe;
3. University of Technology of Wroclaw (Poland) - S-band Communication Subsystem;
4. University of Bologna (Italy) - GPS Receiver and Orbit Determination;
5. TU Delft (Netherlands) - AODCS S/W Experiments;
6. Cranfield University (UK) - Deorbiting Device;
7. University of Vigo (Spain) - GENSO for ESEO;
8. TU Munich (Germany) - S-band Ground Station;
9. University of Zaragoza (Spain) - Mission Analysis

FUNcube-4 - a payload on the ESEO mission.
ESEO is a 20kg class microsat which incorporates experimental payloads
from a number of universities around Europe. The FUNcube payload will
provide similar telemetry to its predecessors but will have a more
powerful transmitter and thus be even easier to hear. For amateurs,
this payload will also provide a single channel L/V transponder for FM.
These downlinks will be transmitted on 145.930MHz and the uplink will
be on 1263.5 MHz.

The ESEO project is being funded by the ESA Education Office.
The launch date for this mission has not yet been confirmed.

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