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ITF 2 (Yui 2, TO 89, Tsukuba-OSCAR 89)

ITF 2 [JAXA]

ITF 2 (Imagine The Future 2) is a 1U Cubesat built by students of the University of Tsukuba.

The satellites mission is to support radio amateur networking, to test a micro engineered 1/20 wavelength small antenna and to prove the stable operation of FRAM based microcontroller and other microcontroller in space environment.

The satellite will be launched on board of HTV 6 on an H-2B-304 rocket to be delivered to the ISS, from where it was deployed on 16 January 2017.

Nation: Japan
Type / Application: Technology
Operator: University of Tsukuba
Contractors: University of Tsukuba
Equipment:
Configuration: CubeSat (1U)
Propulsion: None
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Lifetime:
Mass: 1 kg
Orbit: 397 km × 408 km, 51.64
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
ITF 2 (Yui 2, TO 89, Tsukuba-OSCAR 89) 1998-067KU 09.12.2016 Ta YLP-2 H-2B-304 with HTV 6, EDT, Lemur-2 18, ..., 21, TechEdSat 5, EGG, TuPOD, AOBA-VELOX 3, STARS C, FREEDOM, Waseda-SAT 3, OSNSAT, Tancredo 1

References:

Further ITF missions: