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Waseda-SAT 2

Waseda-SAT2 [Waseda Univ.]

The Waseda-SAT2 is a nanosatellite built by students of the Waseda University for Earth observation and technology demonstration.

The 1U CubeSat features a camera for Earth observation. It was to test the use of extendible paddles to provide attitude control.

The satellite was one of a number of secondary payloads on the H-2A-202 rocket, which launched the Planet C Venus orbiter. Contact with the satellite was not established after launch.

Nation: Japan
Type / Application: Technology
Operator: Waseda University
Contractors: Waseda University
Equipment:
Configuration: CubeSat (1U)
Propulsion: None
Power: 4 deployable fixed solar arrays, batteries
Lifetime: ?
Mass: 1.2 kg
Orbit: 290 km × 302 km, 29.98
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Waseda-SAT 2 2010-020B 20.05.2010 Ta YLP-1 H-2A-202 with Planet C, IKAROS, DCAM 1, DCAM 2, UNITEC 1, Negai✰, KSAT

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Further Waseda-SAT missions: