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SOHLA 1 (Maido 1)

SOHLA 1 [SOHLA]

SOHLA 1 (Space Oriented Higashiosaka Leading Association 1) is a small demonstration mission by a group of small- to medium-sized businesses in Osaka Prefecture.

Its purpose is to invigorate regional industries by developing useful satellites, to serve as a trial experiment for future smallmulti-purpose satellites and to observe thunderstorms.

Nation: Japan
Type / Application: Technology
Operator: Space Oriented Higashiosaka Leading Association (SOHLA)
Contractors: Space Oriented Higashiosaka Leading Association (SOHLA)
Equipment:
Configuration: Spin-stabilized 50 cm cube
Propulsion:
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Lifetime:
Mass: 50 kg
Orbit: 666 km × 666 km, 98
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
SOHLA 1 (Maido 1) 2009-002E 23.01.2009 Ta YLP-1 H-2A-202 with GOSAT, SDS 1, SpriteSat, PRISM, Kagayaki, KKS 1, STARS 1