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KKS 1 (Kiseki)

KKS 1 (Kiseki)

KKS 1 (Kouku Kousen Satellite 1), also known as Kiseki, is a small, educational technology satellite built by the Tokyo Metropolitan College of Industrial Technology.

Its purpose is to:

  • To demonstrate (prove) experiments on micro-thrusters
  • To conduct basic experiments on 3-axis attitude control
  • To take land images with a camera
Nation: Japan
Type / Application: Technology
Operator: Tokyo Metropolitan College of Industrial Technology
Contractors: Tokyo Metropolitan College of Industrial Technology
Equipment:
Configuration: 15 cm cube
Propulsion:
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Lifetime:
Mass: 3 kg
Orbit: 666 km × 666 km, 98
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
KKS 1 (Kiseki) 2009-002H 23.01.2009 Ta YLP-1 H-2A-202 with GOSAT, SDS 1, SOHLA 1, SpriteSat, PRISM, Kagayaki, STARS 1