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MITSUBA is a 2U CubeSat satellite developed by Kyushu Institute of Technology for observation of on-orbit degradation of COTS semi conductor for adding value to COTS database and on orbit demonstration of general USB device.

The satellite has a mass of 1.7 kg.

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

Nation: Japan
Type / Application: Technology
Operator: Kyushu Institute of Technology
Contractors: Kyushu Institute of Technology
Configuration: CubeSat (2U)
Propulsion: ?
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Mass: 1.7 kg
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
MITSUBA 2022-F05 12.10.2022 Ka LP-M F Epsilon (2) CLPS with RAISE 3, QPS-SAR 3, 4, MAGNARO A, B, KOSEN 2, Waseda-SAT 0, FSI-SAT

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