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CUTE 1.7 + APD 2 (CO 65, OSCAR 65)

CUTE 1.7 + APD 2 [LSS]

Cute-1.7 + APD II is a follow-on satellite to the Cute-1.7 + APD, and much improvements will be conducted in many components of Cute-1.7 + APD II, in particular, for amateur communications system, camera system, APD sensor, based on the experiences acquired in the development and operation of Cute-1.7 + APD.

CUTE 1.7 + APD 2 has an redesigned satellite structure for increased solar cell area. With a length of 2 Cubesat units and a height of 1.5 Cubesat units it is not compliant with the Cubesat standard.

Nation: Japan
Type / Application: Technology
Operator: Tokyo Institute of Technology Laboratory for Space Systems (LSS)
Contractors: Tokyo Institute of Technology Laboratory for Space Systems (LSS)
Equipment:
Configuration: modified CubeSat (double)
Propulsion: None
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Lifetime: 2 weeks - 2 months
Mass: 3 kg
Orbit:
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
CUTE 1.7 + APD 2 (CO 65, OSCAR 65) 2008-021C 28.04.2008 Sr SLP PSLV-CA with Cartosat 2A, IMS 1, CanX 6, CanX 2, AAUSAT 2, COMPASS 1, Delfi C3, SEEDS 2, Rubin 8-AIS

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