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)
9600 bps AX.25 protocol store-and-forward PACSAT
Protocol Suite communications system.
Earth Imaging System (EIS)
Designed and built by the University
of Surrey's Spacecraft Engineering Research Group - UoSAT in the United
For a description of UO-22, read John Magliacane's, KD2BD, Spotlight
On: UoSAT-OSCAR-22 originally published in The
For more information also see UoSAT
& SSTL Satellite Mission Summary and UoSAT-5
Here are several photos taken from
UO-22 and converted to GIF format by Harold Price, NK6K.
Jeff Ward, "UoSAT Oscar 22 in Orbit," QST, Sep 1991, p. 70.
Jeff Ward, "The UO-22 Earth Imaging System," The AMSAT Journal,
Vol. 14, No. 6, Nov/Dec 1991, p. 1.
John A. Magliacane, "Spotlight On: UoSAT-OSCAR-22,"
AMSAT Journal, Vol. 15, No. 3, May/Jun 1992, p. 17.
Daniel, Walter, KE3HP, "Computer Processing of UO-22 and KO-23 Images,"
AMSAT Journal, Vol. 16, No. 1, Jan/Feb 1993, pp. 8-10.
Mike Crisler, PACSAT
Beginner's Guide, AMSAT.
to Satellite Summary
Last update May 31, 2003 - N7HPR