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Pico-satellite for Remote-sensing and Innovative Space Missions


Designation 33493 / 09002B
Launch date 23 Jan 2009
Country of origin Japan
Mission Technology
Perigee/Apogee 680 km
Inclination 98°
Launch vehicle H2A #22

Developed by the University of Tokyo. Will make Earth observations using an expandable refracting telescope. It will also serve as a technology demonstration and verification of the ultra-small satellite bus and will provide various amateur radio services.

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Downlink at 437.425 MHz
Beacon at 437.250 MHz
weighs 5kg

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