We are a group of radio amateurs, students, scientists, and engineers that have designed, built, and tested a New Zealand satellite. We are now actively pursuing launch opportunities for a low earth orbit.
KiwiSAT carries an amateur radio linear transponder with inputs on 430 and 1260 MHz and output and beacon on 145 MHz. It also includes a camera and digital file transfer capability.
KiwiSAT includes two exciting science experiments: an Ionospheric Research Project that allows characterization of the ionosphere to improve the accuracy of Earth observations related to climate change and an Attitude Determination and Control Subsystem to refine the state of the art in small satellite control.