EGG (re-Entry satellite with Gossamer aeroshell and Gps/Iridium)

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Name EGG (re-Entry satellite with Gossamer aeroshell and Gps/Iridium)
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 3U
Status Reentry 2017-05-15. Was operational (Official paper)
Launched 2016-12-09
NORAD ID 41934
Deployer J-SSOD (JEM Small Satellite Orbital Deployer)
Launcher H-IIB (H2B)
Deployment Deployed from ISS on 2017-01-16
Organisation University of Tokyo
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Nation Japan
Launch brokerer JAXA
Oneliner

Test a deployable gossamer 60 cm aeroshell for reentry.

Description

Test a deployable gossamer aeroshell for reentry. Experimental, such as torus type expansion frame structure. The satellite will deploy a 60 cm gossamer aeroshell. Also on board will be a GPS receiver for position determination and an Iridium modem for communication via the Iridium constellation.

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Keywords Globalstar or Iridium or Inmarsat

Last modified: 2022-12-29
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