KSAT2 Satellite

Name KSAT2 (Hayato, KSAT-2)
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 1U
Status Reentry 2014-05-18. Was operational (Website is now dead, but quite sure it contained proof of operational status)
Launched 2014-02-27
NORAD ID 39578
Deployer J-POD (JAXA Picosatellite Deployer)
Launcher H-IIA (H2A)
Organisation Kagoshima University
Institution University
Entity type Academic / Education
Country Japan
Launch brokerer JAXA

Measuring atmospheric water vapour and Ku-band transmitter.


Study on Forecast of Localized Downpour and Tornado. In-orbit experiments of an original observation method of atmospheric water vapor. Take Earth Live Images from Space. Ku-band high-speed data transmission, one shot / a few seconds. Messages of Encouragement from Space to Japan.

Hand-lettered messages and heart warm pictures, especially from children responsible for the future. Basic Experiments for LEO Positioning Satellites. Frequency and phase synchronization between a ground-base system and a satellite. Orbit Determination Experiments with Radio Interferometer. Satellite Traking Experiment at Very Low Earth Orbit. Evaluation of Earth's atmosphere to the satellite. Verification of Pantograph-type Extending Boom in Space. The boom was originally designed and is fit for compact satellites.

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Photo sources [1] [2]
Keywords Ku-band
On the same launch

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