HORYU-3 Satellite

Spacecraft name HORYU-3
Spacecraft type CubeSat
Units or mass 3U
Status cancelled
Entity name Kyushu Institute of Technology
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Nation Japan

Demonstrate various technologies focusing on high voltage power buses plus camera.


The mission of HORYU3 is inherited from HORYU2, which elucidates the arcing mechanism in orbit. Measurement of arcing currents. Contribute to develop high voltage spacecraft power buses.

In addition, HORYU3 has the other missions as follows: technology demonstration of inter-satellite communication by using Light Emitting Diode (LED). Earth observation by using CMOS camera. Send birthday messages from space

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Last modified: 2023-11-04

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