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NEXUS (FO 99, Fuji-OSCAR 99)

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 was launched as a secondary payload from Japan in 2019 on an Epsilon (2) CLPS launch vehicle.

Nation: Japan
Type / Application: Technology
Operator: Nihon University, JAMSAT
Contractors: Nihon University, JAMSAT
Equipment:
Configuration: CubeSat (1U)
Propulsion:
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Lifetime:
Mass: 1 kg
Orbit: 480 km × 512 km, 97.30
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
NEXUS (FO 99, Fuji-OSCAR 99) 2019-003F 18.01.2019 Ka LP-M Epsilon (2) CLPS with RAPIS 1, ALE 1, Hodoyoshi 2, MicroDragon, OrigamiSat 1, AOBA-VELOX 4,

References:

  • Nihon University: NEXUS