STARS-1
STARS-1
Name STARS-1
Type Nanosatellite
Units or mass 4.2 kg
Organisation Kagawa University
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Nation Japan
Oneliner

Two satellite system connected with 5 meter tether.

Description

The primary objective of KUKAI is technical verification of a tethered space robot. Two satellite system, mother and daughter; becomes a 5m tethered system on orbit at the maximum; the daughter satellite is a tethered space robot, whose attitude can be controlled by its own arm link motion.

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Keywords Tether

Related Spacecraft

Name Status Launch Orbit
STARS-1 Daughter (KUKAI, KAI, Space Tethered autonomous Robotic Satellite 1) Reentry 2018-03-03. Was operational until 2010-XX-XX? 2009-01-23 660 km, 98.1 deg, SSO
STARS-1 Mother (STARS-C, KUKAI, KU, Space Tethered autonomous Robotic Satellite 1) Reentry 2018-03-03. Was operational until 2010-XX-XX? 2009-01-23 660 km, 98.1 deg, SSO

Last modified: 2022-12-29
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