Name CUTE-1.7+APD-2 (CUTE1.7+APD-II)
Type Nanosatellite
Units or mass 3 kg
Status Operational (CW beacon still received, but unsure about data. Last SatNOGS report 2020-12-27 last checked on 2020-12-27)
Launched 2008-04-28
NORAD ID 32785
Deployer CSS, TSD (CUTE Separation System, TITech Separation System)
Launcher PSLV
Organisation Tokyo Institute of Technology
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Nation Japan
Launch brokerer Space Flight Laboratory (UTIAS-SFL)

Follow-on satellite to the Cute-1.7 + APD plus many improvements and camera.


Follow-on satellite to the Cute-1.7 + APD Many improvements in particular, for amateur communications system, camera system, APD sensor, based on the experiences acquired in the development and operation of Cute-1.7 + APD. Redesigned satellite structure for increased solar cell area.

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Last modified: 2022-12-29
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