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Z-Sat [JAXA]

Z-Sat is a satellite by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) to demonstrate a technology that will enable a more accurate observation of heat sources by superimposing images taken at several different wavelengths, using a near-infrared and far-infrared camera, in order to develop an orbital constellation for monitoring terrestrial infrastructures.

It was launched on 9 November 2021 on an Epsilon (2) CLPS rocket.

Nation: Japan
Type / Application: Technology
Operator: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
Contractors: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
Propulsion: ?
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Mass: 46 kg
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Z-Sat 2021-102E 09.11.2021 Ka LP-M Epsilon (2) CLPS with RAISE 2, Hibari, DRUMS, TeikyoSat 4, ASTERISC, NanoDragon, KOSEN 1, ARICA

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