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ChubuSat 1 (Kinshachi 1)

ChubuSat 1 [Nagoya University]

ChubuSat 1 or Kinshachi 1 is micro-satellite built by Nagoya University and Daido University to conduct space debris observation.

ChubuSat 1 was launched piggy-back with a larger satellite and three other small satellites on a Dnepr rocket from the Yasni (Dombarovsky) cosmodrome in late 2014.

Nation: Japan
Type / Application: Technology
Operator: Nagoya University, Daido University
Contractors: Nagoya University, Daido University
Equipment:
Configuration:
Propulsion:
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Lifetime:
Mass: ~50 kg
Orbit: SSO
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
ChubuSat 1 (Kinshachi 1) 2014-070C 06.11.2014 Do LC-370/13 Dnepr with ASNARO 1, Hodoyoshi 1, QSAT-EOS, Tsubame

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