ARICA is a test satellite by the Aoyama Gakuin University for communication with commercial satellites such as Iridium or Globalstar, which will then establish a link between these satellites and the ground.
The 1U CubeSat is also equipped with a gamma-ray detector.
It was launched on 9 November 2021 on an Epsilon (2) CLPS rocket.
|Type / Application:||Technology|
|Operator:||Aoyama Gakuin University|
|Contractors:||Aoyama Gakuin University|
|Power:||Solar cells, batteries|
|ARICA||2021-102J ?||09.11.2021||Ka LP-M||Epsilon (2) CLPS||with RAISE 2, Hibari, Z-Sat, DRUMS, TeikyoSat 4, ASTERISC, NanoDragon, KOSEN 1|