Thousands watch CubeSat deployment

| May 11, 2018

Three CubeSats were deployed on Friday from the Japanese Experiment Module Kibo aboard the International Space Station.

The satellites were Irazu from Costa Rica, 1KUNS-PF from Kenya and UBAKUSAT from Turkey.

All of them carry amateur radio telemetry payloads; UBAKUSAT also carries a linear transponder for SSB and CW.

Details of the beacon and transponder frequencies can be found via

The deployment was broadcast live from the ISS via YouTube and was watched by thousands of people.

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