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People: Mogensen, Quistgaard. Spacecraft: ISS, Orsted, Cubesat, AAUSat. Launch Vehicles: Deacon, Thor, Antares, UR-100N, PSLV, Atlas V. Launch Sites: Wallops Island, Vandenberg, Plesetsk, Sonde Stromfjord, Sriharikota, Dombarovskiy. Agency: ISRO, CRI, DMI, Aalborg, Danish Technical University.



1971 August 22 - . 02:34 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonde Stromfjord. LV Family: Deacon. Launch Vehicle: Nike Apache.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: Denmark. Agency: DMI. Apogee: 223 km (138 mi).

1971 August 24 - . 02:24 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonde Stromfjord. LV Family: Deacon. Launch Vehicle: Nike Apache.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: Denmark. Agency: DMI. Apogee: 223 km (138 mi).

1976 November 2 - .
  • Birth of Andreas Enevold Mogensen - . Nation: Denmark. Related Persons: Mogensen. Danish engineer mission specialist astronaut, 2009-on..

1999 February 23 - . 10:29 GMT - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg SLC2W. LV Family: Thor. Launch Vehicle: Delta 7920-10.
  • Orsted - . Mass: 62 kg (136 lb). Nation: Denmark. Agency: DMI. Manufacturer: CRI. Class: Earth. Type: Magnetosphere satellite. Spacecraft Bus: Orsted. Spacecraft: Orsted. USAF Sat Cat: 25635 . COSPAR: 1999-008B. Apogee: 839 km (521 mi). Perigee: 638 km (396 mi). Inclination: 96.5000 deg. Period: 99.60 min. Denmark's Orsted gravity gradient stabilised satellite was to map the Earth's magnetic field. It was managed and operated by the Danish Meteorological Institute in Copenhagen. The satellite's prime contractor was CRI , Copenhagen..

2003 June 30 - . Launch Site: Plesetsk. Launch Complex: Plesetsk LC133/3. LV Family: UR-100N. Launch Vehicle: Rokot.
  • DTUSAT - . Mass: 1.00 kg (2.20 lb). Nation: Denmark. Agency: Danish Technical University. Class: Technology. Type: Navigation technology satellite. Spacecraft Bus: Cubesat. Spacecraft: Cubesat. USAF Sat Cat: 27842 . COSPAR: 2003-031C. Apogee: 831 km (516 mi). Perigee: 816 km (507 mi). Inclination: 98.7000 deg. Period: 101.40 min. Danish 1U cubesat DTUSat remained silent after release despite several attempts to contact it. Carried a 450-meter copper wire tether for lowering the satellite orbit..
  • AAU Cubesat - . Mass: 1.00 kg (2.20 lb). Nation: Denmark. Agency: Aalborg. Class: Technology. Type: Navigation technology satellite. Spacecraft Bus: Cubesat. Spacecraft: Cubesat. USAF Sat Cat: 27846 . COSPAR: 2003-031G. Apogee: 831 km (516 mi). Perigee: 816 km (507 mi). Inclination: 98.7000 deg. Period: 101.40 min. Aalborg University successfully contacted its AAU-Cubesat nanosatellite after it was separated. It carried a 100-meter-resolution Earth imaging camera..

2008 April 28 - . 03:53 GMT - . Launch Site: Sriharikota. LV Family: PSLV. Launch Vehicle: PSLV.
  • AAUSat-II - . Mass: 1.00 kg (2.20 lb). Nation: Denmark. Agency: ISRO. Class: Astronomy. Type: X-ray astronomy satellite. Spacecraft Bus: Cubesat. Spacecraft: Cubesat. USAF Sat Cat: 32788 . COSPAR: 2008-021F. Apogee: 636 km (395 mi). Perigee: 614 km (381 mi). Inclination: 98.0000 deg. Period: 97.20 min. University of Aalborg 1U cubesat; carried a gamma ray burst detector for the Danish National Space Center. Successful..

2013 February 25 - . 12:31 GMT - . Launch Site: Sriharikota. LV Family: PSLV. Launch Vehicle: PSLV.
  • AAUSAT3 - . Mass: 1.00 kg (2.20 lb). Nation: Denmark. Class: Navigation. Type: Navigation satellite. Spacecraft Bus: Cubesat. Spacecraft: Cubesat. USAF Sat Cat: 39087 . COSPAR: 2013-009B. Apogee: 787 km (489 mi). Perigee: 770 km (470 mi). Inclination: 98.6300 deg. Period: 100.41 min. 2U cubesat built by Aalborg University in Denmark; carried a double AIS ship tracking receiver and a GPS receiver for tracking ships in Arctic regions. Successful..

2013 November 21 - . 07:10 GMT - . Launch Site: Dombarovskiy. Launch Pad: xxx. LV Family: R-36M. Launch Vehicle: Dnepr.
  • GOMX-1 - . Mass: 6.00 kg (13.20 lb). Nation: Denmark. Class: Communications. Type: Communications satellite. Spacecraft Bus: Cubesat. Spacecraft: Cubesat. USAF Sat Cat: 39430 . COSPAR: 2013-066Q. Apogee: 813 km (505 mi). Perigee: 593 km (368 mi). Inclination: 97.7600 deg. Period: 98.84 min. 2U cubesat test an ADS-B air traffic control receiver, for GOMSpace, Aalborg, Denmark..

2014 June 19 - . 19:11 GMT - . Launch Site: Dombarovskiy. LV Family: R-36M. Launch Vehicle: Dnepr.
  • Dtusat 2 - . Mass: 1.00 kg (2.20 lb). Nation: Denmark. Spacecraft Bus: Cubesat. Spacecraft: Cubesat. USAF Sat Cat: 40030 . COSPAR: 2014-033W. Apogee: 624 km (387 mi). Perigee: 604 km (375 mi). Inclination: 97.9700 deg. Period: 96.97 min. 1U cubesat by the Danish Technical University..

2014 October 28 - . 22:20 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. Launch Complex: Wallops Island LA0A. Launch Pad: Wallops MARS 0A. LV Family: Antares LV. Launch Vehicle: Antares 130.
  • GOMX-2 - . Mass: 3.00 kg (6.60 lb). Nation: Denmark. Class: Communications. Type: Communications satellite. Spacecraft Bus: Cubesat. Spacecraft: Cubesat. Apogee: 0.10 km (0.06 mi). Perigee: -6,378 km (-6,378 mi). Inclination: 51.6000 deg. Ship tracking 2U cubesat from GOMX of Aalborg, Denmark. Lost in explosion of booster..

2015 October 5 - . 14:05 GMT - . Launch Site: ISS. LV Family: Atlas V. Launch Vehicle: Atlas V 421.
  • AAUSAT-5 - . Mass: 1.00 kg (2.20 lb). Nation: Denmark. Class: Communications. Type: Communications satellite. Spacecraft Bus: Cubesat. Spacecraft: Cubesat. USAF Sat Cat: 40949 . COSPAR: 1998-067HA. Apogee: 393 km (244 mi). Perigee: 385 km (239 mi). Inclination: 51.6400 deg. Period: 92.33 min. Aalborg University 1U cubesat for tests of AIS ship tracking receivers.
  • GOMX-3 - . Mass: 5.00 kg (11.00 lb). Nation: Denmark. Class: Communications. Type: Communications satellite. Spacecraft Bus: Cubesat. Spacecraft: Cubesat. USAF Sat Cat: 40948 . COSPAR: 1998-067GZ. Apogee: 387 km (240 mi). Perigee: 381 km (236 mi). Inclination: 51.6400 deg. Period: 92.24 min. GOMSpace 3U cubesat for tests of ADS-B aircraft data relay.


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