Please make a donation to support Gunter's Space Page.
Thank you very much for visiting Gunter's Space Page. I hope that this site is useful and informative for you.
If you appreciate the information provided on this site, please consider supporting my work by making a simple and secure donation via PayPal. Please help to run the website and keep everything free of charge. Thank you very much.


WE WISH [Meisei Electric Co.]

WE WISH (World Environmental Watching & Investigation from Space Height) is a 1U-Cubesat built by Meisei Electric Co. The mission is to contribute to local technology education and to promote utilization of data acquired by a small satellite and the demonstration of an ultra-small thermal infrared camera.

WE WISH was launched on board of HTV 3 to the International Space Station. It was deployed on October 4th 2012, but no signals were received.

WE WISH reentered from orbit on 11 March 2013.

Nation: Japan
Type / Application: Technology
Operator: Meisei Electric Co.
Contractors: Meisei Electric Co.
Equipment: Camera
Configuration: CubeSat (1U)
Propulsion: None
Power: Solar cells, 2 deployable fixed solar arrays, batteries
Mass: 1 kg
Orbit: 399 km × 424 km, 51.65
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
WE WISH 1998-067CS 21.07.2012 Ta YLP-2 H-2B-304 with HTV 3 (Kounotori 3), SCaN-Testbed, MCE, Raiko, FITSat 1, F 1, TechEdSat 1


Cite this page: