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Negai✰ (Negai-Star, Negai-Boshi)

Negai✰ [Soka University]

Negai✰ (Negai-Star or Negai-Boshi, formerly known as Excelsior) is a CubeSat mission built by Soka University. It is a space verification of an advanced information processing system using commercial FPGA.

The satellite was one of a number of secondary payloads on the H-2A-202 rocket, which launched the Planet C Venus orbiter.

Nation: Japan
Type / Application: Technology
Operator: Soka University
Contractors: Soka University
Configuration: CubeSat (1U)
Propulsion: None
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Lifetime: ?
Mass: 1 kg
Orbit: 286 km × 305 km, 29.97
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Negai✰ (Negai-Star, Negai-Boshi) (ex Excelsior) 2010-020C 20.05.2010 Ta YLP-1 H-2A-202 with Planet C, IKAROS, DCAM 1, DCAM 2, UNITEC 1, Waseda-SAT2, KSAT

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