"Max Valier Sat" is an amateur satellite built in cooperation by:

  • "Max Valier" High School in Bolzano/Bozen (Italy)
  • OHB System AG from Bremen (Germany)
  • Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics from Garching (Germany)

Its main payload is an X-Ray telescope devised and made by MPE. Data generated by this detector will be transmitted, together with housekeeping data, over an amateur radio link with frequency 145.860 MHz.

A second payload is an amateur radio beacon transmitting a message in Continuous Wave. The beacon's frequency is 145.960 MHz

"Max Valier Satellite" was launched by the Indian Rocket PSLV-C38 on June 23, 2017 at 9:29 am IST (05:59 am CET) from Satish Dhawan Space Centre.

The temporary TLE for the "Max Valier Satellite" are the following:

1 99999U          17174.18137315  .00000236  00000-0  96445-5 0 00001
2 99999 097.4484 233.4987 0009379 347.6975 241.8900 15.24361160000012

Alternatlivly, you can download the TLE here.