Type CubeSat
Units or mass 1U
Status No signal? (Unable to find confirmed successful signal reception reports as of 2022-12-20)
Launched 2022-11-07
NORAD ID 54536 ?
Deployer J-SSOD (JEM Small Satellite Orbital Deployer)
Launcher Antares (NG-18)
Deployment Deployed from ISS on 2022-12-02
Organisation Kyushu Institute of Technology
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Nation Japan
Manufacturer AIVT by Kyushu Institute of Technology
Launch brokerer JAXA

Educational and amateur radio mission.


BIRDS 5 Mission Statement

  •  Build Uganda and Zimbabwe’s first satellite while improving the standardized bus system for future missions, giving continuity to the satellite development of Japan and previous missions from BIRDS-1,2,3 and 4.
    Primary Objective(s) 
  • To design, build, test, launch and operate Uganda and Zimbabwe’s first satellite 
  • To demonstrate the multispectral camera and DLP feasibility on 1U CubeSat
  • To give continuity to three missions; attitude visualisation, Imaging classification Mission (IMG-CLS) and Store & Forward (SF- WARD) 
  • To demonstrate Particle Instrument for Nano-satellite(PINO)
  • To serve the Amateur radio community with APRS-Digipeater mission (APRS-DP) 
    Secondary Objective(s) 
  • To give continuity to 2U structure for further projects
  • To demonstrate on-board image processing and classification 
  • To demonstrate mounting of three Raspberry Pi on a 1U CubeSat
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Last modified: 2022-12-29
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