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CougSat 1 Updated: 18 Jun 2023   Responsible Operator Andrew Bates KG7BTT
Supporting Organisation Cougs in Space, Washington State University  
Contact Person andrew@batesic.net.nospam  
Headline Details: A 1U CubeSat mission. Provide real world experience collaborating on a challenging STEM project. Allow opportunities for leadership growth and develop project management skills Increase awareness about the aerospace industry and provide networking opportunities to those in the industry. Integrate with local communities through outreach and drive interest for future STEM students Photograph Earth and send images back Study the effects of microgravity on the germination of dehydrated pea seeds in a pressurized chamber. Proposing a UHF downlink using QPSK at up to 100kbps. Planning a launch from Wallops Island in October 2020 and eventual deployment from the ISS together with • ARKSAT-1 - University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas • BeaverCube - Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, Massachusetts • CougSat - Washington State University, Pullman, Washington • EagleSat-2 - Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, Florida • LinkSat - University of Buffalo, Buffalo, New York • RamSat - Oak Ridge Public Schools (Robertsville Middle School), Oak Ridge, Tennessee • PTD - 2 - NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California • SPORT - NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Alabama • TARGIT - Georgia Technical Research Corporation, Marietta, Georgia • CaNOP - Carthage University, Kenosha, Wisconsin More info from https://cis.vcea.wsu.edu/ and https://github.com/CougsInSpace/Resources/blob/master/CubeSatSpecifications/CubeSatDrawing.pdf **Coordination declined as it appears to be a biology mission rather than an amateur mission** **Further information has been requested from the group** ** A downlink on 437.240 MHz has been coordinated**
Application Date: 05 Apr 2020   Freq coordination completed on 18 May 2023

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