Satellite Summary

Name: UoSAT-OSCAR 22 aka UoSAT-5
NASA Catalog Number: 21575
Callsign: Broadcast: UOSAT5-11; BBS: UOSAT5-12
Launched: July 17, 1991
Launch vehicle: Ariane
Launch location: Kourou, French Guiana
Weight: 48.4 kg
Orbit: Polar LEO (Low Earth Orbit)
Inclination: 98 degrees
Size: 350 x 350 x 650 mm
Period: 100.24 Minutes

Digital Transponders Mode JD 9600 baud FSK (FM)

Features: Status: Semi-Operational


Designed and built by the University of Surrey's Spacecraft Engineering Research Group - UoSAT in the United Kingdom.

For a description of UO-22, read John Magliacane's, KD2BD, Spotlight On: UoSAT-OSCAR-22 originally published in The AMSAT Journal.

For more information also see UoSAT & SSTL Satellite Mission Summary and UoSAT-5 Microsatellite Mission.

Here are several photos taken from UO-22 and converted to GIF format by Harold Price, NK6K.



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Last update May 31, 2003 - N7HPR