FW: [AMSAT-BB] ANS-332 AMSAT News Service Special Bulletin - GreenCube Designated Italy-OSCAR 117 (IO-117)

Walter Holmes K5WH

Great news for GreenCube, getting a NEW designation.





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Subject: [AMSAT-BB] ANS-332 AMSAT News Service Special Bulletin - GreenCube Designated Italy-OSCAR 117 (IO-117)



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* GreenCube Designated Italy-OSCAR 117 (IO-117)

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ANS-332 AMSAT News Service Special Bulletin

AMSAT News Service Bulletin 332.01
DATE November 28, 2022
BID: $ANS-332.01

GreenCube Designated Italy-OSCAR 117 (IO-117)

On July 13, 2022, the GreenCube satellite was launched on a Vega-C launch vehicle from the Centre Spatial Guyanais in Kourou, French Guiana. The satellite project is managed by the S5Lab research team at Sapienza University of Rome, and involves ENEA (the Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Economic Development) and University of Naples. The satellite carries environmental and thruster payloads and as well as a 70cm digipeater for amateur radio use.

At the request of the GreenCube teams, AMSAT hereby designates the satellite as Italy-OSCAR 117 (IO-117). We congratulate all the involved teams, thank them for their contribution to the amateur satellite community, and wish them continued success on this and future projects.

[ANS thanks Drew Glasbrenner, KO4MA, OSCAR Number Administrator, for the above information]


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This week's ANS Contributing Editor,

Paul Stoetzer, N8HM
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