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Additional Kolibri RS-21 links



From:

Alexander N.Zaitzev,  RW3DZ / RK3DXB,
Director of MICROSAT Office in Space Research Institiute
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RS-21

Downlink  435.335  Mhz CW/FSK
Downlink  145.825 Mhz CW/FSK

Launched March 20,  2002  from Russian Progress M-1-7  launcher
after undocking from ISS, so first orbital elements of RS-21  are
very close to ISS.  US AF catalog number 27394.

Status: RS-12 was placed in test mode on March 20, 2002.
Any confirmations about reception of RS-21 are welcome
on e-mail address:  microsat@iki.rssi.ru

The formal name is Russian-Australian Scientific and Educational
Microsatellite KOLIBRI-2000 (RS-21)
Main design was done by Special Workshop of  Space Research
Institute of Russian Academy of Sciences, Tarusa, Kaluga region.
Radio Complex of RS-21 was created by the team of previous RS satellites

leaded by  Alexander Papkov, UA3XBU.

The pre-launch information about RS-21 can be found on the pages:
http://www.iki.rssi.ru/kollibri/missija1.htm,
http://www.energia.ru/energia/sci-education/microsat/microsat.html,
http://tarusa.ru/kolibri2000.

After launch information at http://groups.google.com in sci.space.news.

During next two weeks this information will be updated as the test
procedure
will be finished. The confirmations about RS-21 reception are welcome on
the
e-mail  address microsat@iki.rssi.ri.

[ANS thanks Alex Zaitzev, RW3DZ,  for RS-21 information]

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