Malaysian-OSCAR 46

Satellite Summary

Name: Malaysian-OSCAR-46 (aka TiungSat-1)
NASA Catalog Number: 26548
Callsign: Broadcast: MYSAT3-11; BBS: MYSAT3-12; NUP: MYSAT3-10
Launched: September 26, 2000
Launch vehicle: Dnepr (converted R-36N Voevoda ICBM (SS-18 Satan))
Launch location: Baikonur Cosmodrome
Weight: 50 kg (at launch)
Orbit:  636 x 654 km
Inclination: 64.7 degrees

Digital Transponders Mode JD 9600 baud FSK (FM)

Features: Status: Operational


TiungSat-1 is Malaysia's first micro-satellite and in addition to commercial land and weather imaging payloads will offer FM and FSK amateur radio communication.

TiungSat-1, named after the mynah bird of Malaysia, was developed as a collaborative effort between the Malaysian government and Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd.

For more information on TiungSat-1, see



<--Return to Satellite Summary

Last update May 31, 2003 - N7HPR