NEXUS [Nihon University]
The NEXUS (Next Generation X Unique Satellite) is a 1U CubeSat designed at Nihon University in collaboration with Japan AMSAT Association (JAMSAT).
The main mission of NEXUS is a demonstration of next generation amateur satellite communication technology. The p / 4 shift QPSK transmitter that can communicate at high speed and low transmission power, and the demonstration of the operation of the FSK transmitter with variable transmission speed, compared with the communication equipment installed in the conventional ultra small satellite, the operation of the linear transponder.
The satellite will be launched as a secondary payload from Japan in 2019 on an Epsilon (2) CLPS launch vehicle.
|Type / Application:||Technology|
|Operator:||Nihon University, JAMSAT|
|Contractors:||Nihon University, JAMSAT|
|Power:||Solar cells, batteries|
|Orbit:||230 km × 630 km, 97.4°|
|NEXUS||-||2019||Ka LP-M||Epsilon (2) CLPS||with RAPIS 1, ALE 1, Hodoyoshi 2, MicroDragon, OrigamiSat 1, AOBA-VELOX 4,|