Satellite name Waseda-SAT3 (WasedaSat-3)
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 1U
Status Reentry 2018-10-06. No signal (Unable to find successful contact reports, which very likely means no communications)
Launched 2016-12-09
NORAD ID 41933
Deployer J-SSOD (JEM Small Satellite Orbital Deployer)
Launcher H-IIB (H2B)
Deployment Deployed from ISS on 2017-01-16
Entity name Waseda University
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Country Japan
Launch brokerer JAXA

Deploy a ultra light drag chute for accelerated deorbiting.


The small satellite will deploy a ultra light drag chute for accelerated deorbiting. A camera will observe and verify the chute deployment. Also on board will be a LCD projector to project images on the drag chute, where the camera will take pictures of it. On-orbit experiment of active thermal control mechanism by the LCD.

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Keywords De-orbit device

Last modified: 2023-06-09

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