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QSAT-EOS (Tsukushi)

QSAT-EOS [Kyushu University]

QSAT-EOS (Kyushu Satellite for Earth Observation System Demonstration) or Tsukushi is an earth-observing micro-satellite built by the Kyushu University.

QSAT-EOS was launched piggy-back with a larger satellite and three other small satellites on a Dnepr rocket from the Yasni (Dombarovsky) cosmodrome in late 2014.

Nation: Japan
Type / Application: Technology, Earth observation
Operator: Kyushu University
Contractors: Kyushu University
Equipment:
Configuration:
Propulsion:
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Lifetime:
Mass: 49 kg
Orbit: SSO
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
QSAT-EOS (Tsukushi) 2014-070D 06.11.2014 Do LC-370/13 Dnepr with ASNARO 1, ChubuSat 1, Hodoyoshi 1, Tsubame