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AUTcube 2 (Gamacube)

AUTcube 2 []

Aichi University of Technology's AUTcube 2 (Aichi University of Technology CubeSat), nicknamed Gamacube, is an 1U CubeSat for astronomical observations.

The AUTcube 2 mission has four objectives:

  • To establish QRP satellite communication technologies with a transmitter of 1-mW or less output power and JWJT protocol.
  • To make a research of EMI (Electromagnetic Interference) at command uplink frequency with an onboard narrowband spectrum analyzer.
  • To establish optical communication technologies with onboard high power LEDís.
  • To obtain space VR (Virtual Reality) contents with an onboard all-around camera system consisting of two cameras with fish-eye lenses.
Nation: Japan
Type / Application: Technology
Operator: Aichi University of Technology
Contractors: Aichi University of Technology
Equipment:
Configuration: CubeSat (1U)
Propulsion: None
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Lifetime:
Mass: 1.6 kg
Orbit:
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
AUTcube 2 (Gamacube) 2018-084 29.10.2018 Ta YLP-1 H-2A-202 with GOSAT 2, KhalifaSat, Diwata 2B, Ten-Koh, STARS-AO

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