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Callsign: LUSAT-1
NASA/NORAD number: 20442
Launch Date: 22 January 1990, Kourou, French Guiana, Ariane V-35.
Orbit type: Circular LEO, inclination 98.6 degrees, altitude 497 miles/800 km.
Weight: 9 kg
Stabilization: Passive magnetic.
Transponders: Mode JD, 1200 bps BPSK (AX.25, special software required). Downlink 437.153, uplink ca. 145.84. Beacon 437.127 MHz CW, 750 mW.

Notes: Microsat (Oscar 16-19) mass launch together with SPOT-2, UO-14/UO-15.

"Six for the Price of One", Part I: The AMSAT Journal, v. 13, no. 1, March 1990, p. 1. Part II: The AMSAT Journal, v. 13, no. 2, May 1990, p. 1.
"The First Flock of Microsats", Tom Clark, W3IWI, et al., The AMSAT Journal, v. 12, no. 1, May 1989, p. 3.
"Microsat: The Next Generation of OSCAR Satellites", Doug Loughmiller, KO5I, and Bob McGwier, N4HY, Part 1: QST, May 1989, p. 37; Part 2: QST, Jun 1989, p. 53.
"Successful OSCAR Launch Ushers in the 90's", Doug Loughmiller, KO5I, QST, April 1990, p. 52.
"Spotlight on: The Microsats", John A. Magliacane, KD2BD, The AMSAT Journal, v. 15, no. 4, September/October 1992, p. 17.

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