HITSAT 1 [HIT]
HITSAT 1 (Hokkaido Institute of Technology Satellite 1) is a nanosatellite developed by students of the Hokkaido Institute of Technology.
HITSAT 1 has 12 cm cube structure and is powered by solar cells charging a LiIon-battery. The purpose of this satellite is to test new technoogies in space.
HITSAT 1 was launched piggy back on a M-5 (2) launch vehicle on 22 September 2006. The satellite decayed on 18 August 2008 from orbit.
|Type / Application:||Technology|
|Operator:||Hokkaido Institute of Technology|
|Contractors:||Hokkaido Institute of Technology|
|Power:||Solar cells, batteries|
|HITSAT 1 (Oscar 59, HO 59, Camatai)||22.09.2006||Ka||M-5 (2)||with Solar B, SSSat 2|