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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.

The satellite will be launched as a secondary payload from Japan in 2019 on an Epsilon (2) CLPS launch vehicle.

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 - 2019 Ka LP-M Epsilon (2) CLPS with RAPIS 1, Hodoyoshi 2, MicroDragon, OrigamiSat 1, AOBA-VELOX 4, NEXUS
ALE 2 - 20xx with ?