NASA/NORAD number: 22077
Launch Date: 10 August 1992, from Kourou,French Guiana (Ariane V-52)
Orbit type: Circular, inclination 66 degrees, Altitude 1300 km
Payloads: Earth Imaging System (EIS) - two CCD cameras, Digital Signal
Processing Experiment (DSPE), Cosmic Ray Experiment (CRE).
Downlink 435.175 MHz, 9600 bps FSK, Uplink 145.85/145.90 9600 bps FSK
Notes: KITSAT-A. Built by Korean Advanced Institute of Science and
Technology in collaboration with University of Surrey. PCS similar to UO-22.
EIS compatible with
format. Downlink may transmit synthesized FM voice for experimental purposes
"Computer Processing of UO-22 and KO-23 Images", Walter Daniel, N3KVQ,
The AMSAT Journal, v. 16, no. 1, January/February1993, p. 8.
"Spotlight on: KITSAT-OSCAR-23", John A. Magliacane, KD2BD, The AMSAT Journal, v. 16, no. 2, March/April 1993, p. 17.
"KITSAT-OSCAR 23 Reaches Orbit", Steve Ford, WB8IMY, QST, October 1992, p.93.
Converted by Winhelp to Web