[amsat-bb] ISRO's 100th Mission

Mani VU2WMY wmy at isac.gov.in
Sat Sep 8 20:49:33 PDT 2012

The Japanese amateur radio satellite PROITERES will be one of the  
payloads of today's PSLV C21 launch and will be the 100th mission of  

PROITERES was built by a team of students and faculty members of Osaka  
Institute of Technology (OIT) and the spacecraft aims to demonstrate  
powered flight using a Pulsed Plasma Thruster (PPT) engine. Its  
amateur radio callsign is JL3YZK.
PROITERES stands for PRoject of OIT Electric-Rocket-Engine Onboard  
Small Space Ship and will transmit on 437.485 MHz FM/AFSK. The  
spacecraft carries a camera and the two CPU’s run the Linux operating  

Mani, VU2WMY
Secretary & Station-In-Charge
Upagrah Amateur Radio Club VU2URC
ISRO Satellite Centre
HAL Airport Road, Bangalore-560 017.
Mobile:  91-80-98803 41456
E-mail ID: wmy at isac.gov.in
            vu2wmy_mani at yahoo.com
            isrohams at yahoo.com

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