HORYU-2 Satellite

Spacecraft HORYU-2
Spacecraft type Nanosatellite
Units or mass 7.1 kg
Status Semi-operational? Was operational until 2014-07-XX? (Last SatNOGS CW beacons 2023-05-06, but data seems corrupted. Checked on 2023-06-08)
Launched 2012-05-17
NORAD ID 38340
Deployer Custom
Launcher H-IIA (H2A)
Entity name Kyushu Institute of Technology
Institution University
Entity type Academic / Education
Country Japan
Launch brokerer JAXA

Demonstration of solar array discharge suppression technologies at 300V and taking photos of Earth.


300V photovoltaic power generation in LEO. Demonstration of solar array discharge suppression technologies at 300V. Demonstration of electron emission film (ELF). Demonstration of Commercial-Off-The-Shelf surface potential monitor. Demonstration of debris sensor. Taking photograph of the Earth and distribution of the image for outreach.

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