XI-V Satellite

Spacecraft XI-V (Cubesat-OSCAR-58, Cubesat XI-V)
Spacecraft type CubeSat
Units or mass 1U
Status Was operational until 2016-05-17? (Last Randall CE2WGD report 2016-04-01 on Twitter, checked on 2019-05-24)
Launched 2005-10-27
NORAD ID 28895
Deployer T-POD (Tokyo-Picosatellite Orbital Deployer)
Launcher Kosmos-3M
Deployment Deployed from SSETI on 2005-11-03
Entity name University of Tokyo
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Nation Japan
Launch brokerer Space Flight Laboratory (UTIAS-SFL)

Demonstrate CubeSat platform technologies and COTS camera.


Its mission is to evaluate several novel technologies in space, including a low-cost CMOS horizon sensor and star-tracker, active three-axis magnetic stabilization, GPS-based position determination, and an ARM7 central computer. CMOS camera. Backup to XI-IV. Verification of newly developed solar cells.

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Space photos XI-V
On the same launch

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