AO-92 Satellite Reaches end of Life
Fox-1D (AO-92) was an AMSAT CubeSat satellite that operated for just over 6 years in orbit and proved to be a popular option for amateur radio satellite operators through its FM transponder. In addition to the transponder, the versatile satellite contained several payloads including an L-band converter, an experimental camera, and a MEMS GYRO experiment.
With aging batteries, the satellite could no longer operate reliably and was mostly inoperable in recent months. The satellite reentered earth's orbit on February 3rd.
Source: AMSAT open_in_new
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