CO-66 (Cubesat Oscar 66) SEEDS

SEEDSSEEDS  stands for “Space Engineering EDucation Satellite”

Seeds was launched at 1:34 July 27th, 2006 (local time). The CubeSat “SEEDS” which is 10cm cube, 1kg had been developed by Nihon University, College of Science and Technology, Department of Aerospace Engineering since 2001.


Amateur Radio:
Our SEEDS has 2 functions which HAM’s can enjoy. The functions are SSTV and digi-talker. SSTV is function that sending picture by radio wave. Digi-talker can send voice message from far away orbit. So, Please enjoy SEEDS’s SSTV and digi-talker. And we also prepared QSL card to present for who received radio wave from SEEDS.

Name                 SEEDS
NORAD                32791
COSPAR designation   2008-021-J
Inclination (degree) 97.994
RAAN                 188.666
Eccentricity         0.0014893
ARGP                 267.469
Orbit per day        14.81261604
Period               1h 37m 12s (97.20 Min)
Semi-major axis      7003 km
Perigee x apogee     615 x 636 km
Drag factor          0.000039966 1/ER
Mean Anomaly         92.480


437.485MHz FM 1k2 AFSK AX.25 – SSTV – Digitalker 450mW
437.485MHz CW (90mW)


Homepage and other references:

Cube Sat Official Web site