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CE-SAT 1

CE-SAT 1 [Canon]

CE-SAT 1 (Canon Electric Satellite 1) is an experimental earth observing microsatellite developed and built by Canon Electronics.

The 50 g class satellite is built on a 50 cm × 50 cm × 70 cm structure. It features an optical imaging system based on a 40 cm diameter Cassegrain telescope with 3720 mm focal length and an detector based on the EOS 5D mk.3 camera. This imaging system provides an 1 m ground resolution from a 600 km orbit with a 6 km × 4 km frame size.

Also an experimental deorbiting system is on board.

The satellite will be launched in 2017 as a secondary payload on an Indian PSLV rocket

Nation: Japan
Type / Application: Earth observation
Operator: Canon Electronics Space Technology Laboratory
Contractors: Canon Electronics Space Technology Laboratory
Equipment: 40 cm cassegrain telescope
Configuration:
Propulsion: None
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Lifetime: ?
Mass: ~50 kg
Orbit: 600 km SSO
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
CE-SAT 1 - 2017 Sr FLP PSLV-XL with EMIsat ?, SPaDEx ?, Max Valier Sat, Venta 1, Blue Diamond, Green Diamond, Red Diamond, PicSat, COMPASS 2, InflateSail, LituanicaSAT 2, URSA MAIOR, NUDTSat, Pegasus, UCLSat, VZLUsat 1, Aalto 1, ROBUSTA 1B, ?

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