Faisant partie du programme éducatif de nanosatellites (ELaNa) de la NASA un lancement est prévu aujourd’hui mercredi 23 février 2011 . À bord du véhicule de lancement trois CubeSats des universités des États-Unis:

University of Colorado :
Satellite name: Hermes
Downlink Freq: 437.425 MHz
Modulation Scheme: AFSK/FM
Baud Rate: 1200
Beacon type and period: AX.25 packet every 5 seconds
http://spacegrant.colorado.edu/

University of Kentucky:
Satellite name: KySat-1
Downlink Freq: 436.790 MHz
Modulation Scheme: CW – AFSK/FM
Baud Rate: 32 wpm – 1200
Beacon type and period: Morse code every 5 min – AX.25 packet every 2.5 min
http://ssl.engineering.uky.edu/missions/orbital/kysat1/about-kysat-1/

Montana State University:
Satellite name: Explorer-1[PRIME]
Downlink Freq: 437.505 MHz
Modulation Scheme: Non-Coherent FSK/LSB
Baud Rate: 1200
Beacon type and period: AX.25 packet every 15 seconds
http://ssel.montana.edu/e1p/