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TUGSAT-1

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TUGSAT-1, also known as BRITE-Austria and CanX-3B, is the first Austrian satellite. [1]

25 relations: AAUSAT3, Apparent magnitude, Austria, BRITE, Canadian Advanced Nanospace eXperiment Program, Geocentric orbit, Graz University of Technology, Heweliusz (satellite), Indian Space Research Organisation, Lem (satellite), Low Earth orbit, Nanosatellite Launch System, Near Earth Object Surveillance Satellite, Photometry (astronomy), Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, Sapphire (satellite), SARAL, Satellite, Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Satish Dhawan Space Centre First Launch Pad, STRaND-1, UniBRITE-1, University of Toronto, University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies, Visible-light astronomy.

AAUSAT3

AAUSAT3 is the third CubeSat built and operated by students from the Aalborg University in Denmark.

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Apparent magnitude

The apparent magnitude of a celestial object is a number that is a measure of its brightness as seen by an observer on Earth.

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Austria

Austria (Österreich), officially the Republic of Austria (Republik Österreich), is a federal republic and a landlocked country of over 8.8 million people in Central Europe.

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BRITE

Bright Target Explorer or BRITE, also known as Canadian Advanced Nanospace eXperiment 3 (CanX-3) is a constellation of six nanosatellites operated by a consortium of universities from Canada, Austria and Poland.

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Canadian Advanced Nanospace eXperiment Program

The Canadian Advanced Nanospace eXperiment (CanX) program is a Canadian CubeSat nanosatellite program operated by the University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies, Space Flight Laboratory (UTIAS/SFL).

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Geocentric orbit

A geocentric orbit or Earth orbit involves any object orbiting Planet Earth, such as the Moon or artificial satellites.

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Graz University of Technology

Graz University of Technology (Technische Universität Graz, short TU Graz) is one of five universities in Styria, Austria.

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Heweliusz (satellite)

Heweliusz is the second Polish scientific satellite launched in 2014 as part of the Bright-star Target Explorer (BRITE) programme.

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Indian Space Research Organisation

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is the space agency of the Government of India headquartered in the city of Bangalore.

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Lem (satellite)

Lem is the first Polish scientific artificial satellite.

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Low Earth orbit

A low Earth orbit (LEO) is an orbit around Earth with an altitude of or less, and with an orbital period of between about 84 and 127 minutes.

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Nanosatellite Launch System

The Nanosatellite Launch System (NLS) is a series of satellite launch missions launched 2003–2010, coordinated by the Space Flight Laboratory (SFL) of the University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies (UTIAS).

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Near Earth Object Surveillance Satellite

The Near Earth Object Surveillance Satellite (NEOSSat) is a Canadian microsatellite using a 15-cm aperture f/5.88 Maksutov telescope (similar to that on the MOST spacecraft), with 3-axis stabilisation giving a pointing stability of ~2 arcseconds in a ~100 second exposure.

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Photometry (astronomy)

Photometry is a technique of astronomy concerned with measuring the flux, or intensity of an astronomical object's electromagnetic radiation.

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Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle

The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) is an expendable launch system developed and operated by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).

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Sapphire (satellite)

Sapphire is a Canadian space surveillance satellite which was launched in 2013.

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SARAL

SARAL or Satellite with ARgos and ALtiKa is a cooperative altimetry technology mission of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and CNES (Space Agency of France).

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Satellite

In the context of spaceflight, a satellite is an artificial object which has been intentionally placed into orbit.

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Satish Dhawan Space Centre

Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) or Sriharikota Range (SHAR) is a rocket launch centre operated by Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).

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Satish Dhawan Space Centre First Launch Pad

The First Launch Pad of the Satish Dhawan Space Centre is a rocket launch site in Sriharikota, India that began operation in 1993.

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STRaND-1

STRaND-1 (Surrey Training, Research and Nanosatellite Demonstrator 1) is a "3U" CubeSat developed by Surrey University's Surrey Space Centre (SSC) and Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL).

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UniBRITE-1

UniBRITE-1 is, along with TUGSAT-1, one of the first two Austrian satellites to be launched.

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University of Toronto

The University of Toronto (U of T, UToronto, or Toronto) is a public research university in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on the grounds that surround Queen's Park.

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University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies

The University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies (UTIAS) is an advanced research facility for aeronautics and aerospace engineering, located in the Downsview district of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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Visible-light astronomy

Visible-light astronomy encompasses a wide variety of observations via telescopes that are sensitive in the range of visible light (optical telescopes).

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TUGSAT-1

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