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ALE 1, 2

ALE 1 [Astro Live Experiences]

ALE 1 (Astro Live Experiences 1) is a small demonstration satellite by Astro Live Experiences, which is to produce an artificial meteor shower.

Each ~68 kg, $3 million spacecraft will carry 300 to 400 shooting star particles and have enough propellant to last 27 months in orbit before burning up in the atmosphere.

ALE 1 will be launched piggy-back as a secondary payload on an Epsilon (2) CLPS rocket.

Nation: Japan
Type / Application: Technology
Operator: Astro Live Experiences
Contractors: Astro Live Experiences
Propulsion: ?
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Lifetime: 27 months
Mass: ~68 kg
Orbit: SSO
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
ALE 1 - 2018 Ka LP-M Epsilon (2) CLPS with RAPIS 1, Hodoyoshi 2, MicroDragon, OrigamiSat 1, AOBA-VELOX 4, NEXUS
ALE 2 - 20xx with ?