skCUBE is the first Slovak satellite, which was completely designed and constructed in Slovakia. The main aim of the project was to gain hands-on experience with space hardware, promote the importance of STEM education in Slovakia, inspire young people and strengthen Slovakia’s position within the European Space Agency (ESA). The satellite’s main scientific experiment is focused on observing radio signals in space at frequencies from 3 to 30 kHz. The satellite will be used and operated via radio communication from Slovakia.
We would like to express our gratitude to the Slovak Association of Radio Amateurs (hamradio.sk) for their cooperation and help with the skCUBE project. We really appreciate it.
Downlink: 437.100 MHz
Launch date and time: 23/06/2017 03:59 AM UTC. skCUBE will start its operations approximately 1 hour after the lift-off (05:00 AM UTC)