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Horyu 2

Horyu 2 [KIT]

Horyu 2 is a small technological satellite built by Kyushu Institute of Technology (KIT).

Horyu 2 is testing an experimental high-voltage solar array system and observing corresponding spacecraft charging effects on the satellite caused by the high voltage.

Nation: Japan
Type / Application: Technology
Operator: Kyushu Institute of Technology (KIT)
Contractors: Kyushu Institute of Technology (KIT)
Equipment:
Configuration:
Propulsion:
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Lifetime:
Mass: 7 kg
Orbit:
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Horyu 2 2012-025D 17.05.2012 Ta YLP-1 H-2A-202 with GCOM-W 1, KOMPSat 3 (Arirang 3), SDS 4

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Further Horyu missions: