OPUSAT 2 [OPU]
OPUSAT 2 (Osaka Prefecture University Satellite) or Hirogari is a nanosatellite that was developed by Osaka Prefecture University. It follows the 2U CubeSat form factor.
OPUSAT 2 was developed based on the earlier OPUSAT. It has two main missions:
The satellite was launched on board of Cygnus CRS-15 on an Antares-230+ rocket to be delivered to the ISS, from where it was deployed via the JEM airlock.
|Type / Application:||Technology|
|Operator:||Osaka Prefecture University (OPU)|
|Contractors:||Osaka Prefecture University (OPU)|
|Power:||2 deployable fixed solar arrays, solar cells, batteries|
|Orbit:||414 km × 421 km, 51.64°|
|OPUSAT 2 (Hirogari)||1998-067SG||20.02.2021||WI LC-0A||Antares-230+||with Cygnus CRS-15, Lawkanat 1, Gunsmoke-J 2, ORCA 6, ORCA 7, IT-SPINS, TAU-SAT 1, MYSAT 2, STARS-EC, RSP 01, WARP 01, Maya 2, Guaranisat 1, Tsuru, ThinSat 2A, ..., 2I|