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AAUSAT5 Fact sheet

Complies to the cubesat standard cubesat standard - which basicly means it can be launched by a standard cubesat deployer.


Assembly :-)
  • Formfactor
    • 1U cubesat (1U = 1 unit: 10cm * 10cm * 11.4 cm)
  • Weight
    • 875 gram (max for 1U i s 1.3 kg)
  • Power
    • 12 AZUR tripple junction solar cells of 29% efficiency
    • each 30 cm2
    • AAU student developed MPPT power supply
    • 2 LG ICR18650B4 batteries each 3.7V 2600 mAh
  • Radio
    • AAU student developed 437.425 MHz UHF GMSK 1200/2400/4800/9600/19200 baud
    • Our own forward error corrective protocol CSP
    • TX power max 1 W
  • Ground station
    • Ground station at AAU, Aalborg and TUW Austria
    • 2 18 element crossed yagis and Sp-70 LNA (antenna amplifier)
    • AAU student developed radio fron end
    • AAU student developed MCC (mission control center) and GND( front end radio server)
  • Payload AIS receiver
    • AAU student developed AIS receiver based on DSP BF 537
    • Decode in realtime, capacity above 10000 ships/hour depending conditions
  • Support Systems all developed by AAU students
    • FP - Flight planner (handling autonomous operations - based on orders from ground)
    • Log - Log system
    • ADCS - Attitude Determination and Control Systems for handling tumbling and pointing

AAUSAT5 on table for last inspection at ESTEC.