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KOSEN 2 is a 2U CubeSat satellite developed by a partnership between the National Institute of Technology (KOSEN), Yonago College, Gunma College, and other educational bodies.

This satellites features a deployable Yagi-style directional antenna which extends after deployment. It is designed to study deformation of the Earth’s crust under the sea floor. It makes use of dual reaction wheels to maintain attitude control. It takes observations using a combination of fish-eye camera lenses and magnetic sensors.

It was launched in October 2022 on an shared Epsilon (2) CLPS rocket but failed to reach orbit.

Nation: Japan
Type / Application: Technology
Operator: Kochi National College of Technology
Contractors: Kochi National College of Technology
Configuration: CubeSat (2U)
Propulsion: ?
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Mass: 2.7 kg
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
KOSEN 2 2022-F05 12.10.2022 Ka LP-M F Epsilon (2) CLPS with RAISE 3, QPS-SAR 3, 4, MAGNARO A, B, MITSUBA, Waseda-SAT 0, FSI-SAT

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