HIT-Sat Satellite

Spacecraft name HIT-Sat
Form factor Nanosatellite
Units or mass 2.7 kg
Status Reentry 2008-06-18. Was operational until 2007-02-03, afterwards intermittent beacon.
Launched 2006-09-22
NORAD ID 29484
Deployer Custom
Launcher M-V (M-5)
Entity name Hokkaido Institute of Technology
Institution University
Entity type Academic / Education
Country Japan
Launch brokerer JAXA, ?

Demonstrate CubeSat platform technologies.


Demonstrate the performance of the HIT-Sat bus system on orbit. HIT-Sat is an engineering test CubeSat, which is being used as a scale model for a future “Hokkaido microsatellite” .

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