PRISM (Picosatellite for Remote-sensing and Innovative Space Missions), also known as Hitomi, is a technology pathfinder mission of ISSL (Intelligent Space Systems Laboratory) at the University of Tokyo (UT), Japan, to serve as a first attempt at applying nano-satellites to practical missions.
PRISM's mission is to:
PRISM was launched in January 2009 as a piggy-back payload on an H-2A-202 rocket. By 2014, it was still active.
|Type / Application:||Technology|
|Operator:||ISSL (Intelligent Space Systems Laboratory) at the University of Tokyo (UT)|
|Contractors:||ISSL (Intelligent Space Systems Laboratory) at the University of Tokyo (UT)|
|Configuration:||20 cm × 20 cm × 25 cm cube|
|Power:||4 deployable fixed solar arrays, solar cells, batteries|
|Orbit:||666 km × 666 km, 98º|
|PRISM (Hitomi)||2009-002B||23.01.2009||Ta YLP-1||H-2A-202||with GOSAT, SDS 1, SOHLA 1, SpriteSat, Kagayaki, KKS 1, STARS 1|