FREEDOM Satellite

Satellite FREEDOM
Form factor CubeSat
Units or mass 1U
Status Reentry 2017-02-05. Was operational (Official press release)
Launched 2016-12-09
NORAD ID 41930
Deployer J-SSOD (JEM Small Satellite Orbital Deployer)
Launcher H-IIB (H2B)
Deployment Deployed from ISS on 2017-01-16
Organisation Tohoku University
Institution University
Entity type Academic / Education
Nation Japan
Launch brokerer JAXA

Test deployment of 1 x 1.5m membrane for deorbiting.


Membrane deployment orbit experiments. The satellite will deploy the DOM1500 device, which will form a 1 m by 1.5 m membrane to increase the aerodynamic resistance to accelerate the decay from orbit.

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Keywords De-orbit device
On the same launch

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