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List of deployed CubeSats using J-SSOD

Last Updated: October 26, 2018
         
No Deploy No Release date Release time Organization Size
1 2 October 4, 2012 11:37 pm WE WISH (Meisei Electric Co.,Ltd.),
RAIKO (Tohoku University/ Wakayama University)
1U
2U
3 October 5, 2012 0:44 am FITSAT-1 (Fukuoka Institute of Technology),
F-1 (NanoRacks/ FPT University/ UPPSALA University),
TechEdSat (NASA Ames Research Center (ARC)/ San Jose State University)
1U
2 3 November 19, 2013 9:17 pm PicoDragon (The University of Tokyo/ Vietnam National Satellite Center/ IHI AEROSPACE Co.,Ltd.),
ArduSat-1 & ArduSat-X (NanoRacks LLC/ NanoSatisfi)
1U
1 November 20, 2013 4:58 pm TechEdSat-3 (NASA Ames Research Center (ARC)) 3U
3 1 February 5, 2015 9:50 pm AESP-14 (Aeronautics Institute of Technology (ITA)/ National Institute For Space Research (INPE)/ Brazilian Space Agency (AEB)) 1U
4 1 September 17, 2015 9:02 pm S-CUBE (Chiba Instiute of Technology) 3U
1 9:12 pm SERPENS (University of Brasilia/ Brazilian Space Agency (AEB)) 3U
5 1 April 27, 2016 8:45 pm DIWATA-1 (Department of Science and Technology (DOST)/ University of the Philippines/ Tohoku University/ Hokkaido University) 50kg class
6 1 December 19, 2016 5:50 pm STARS-C (Shizuoka University) 2U
3 January 16, 2017 6:10 pm ITF-2 (University of Tsukuba),
WASEDA-SAT3 (Waseda University),
FREEDOM (Nakashimata Engineering Works,Ltd./ Tohoku University)
1U
1 6:20 pm EGG (The University of Tokyo) 3U
1 7:40 pm AOBA-VeloxIII (Kyushu Institute of Technology/ Nayang Technological University (Singapore)) 2U
1 7:50 pm TuPOD (JAMSS/ GAUSS (Italy)/ Tancred Elementary School & INPE (Brazil)/ OSN (USA)) 3U
7 5 July 7, 2017 5:50 pm TOKI (Kyushu Institute of Technology),
GhanaSat1 (All Nations University College (ANUC) (Ghana)),
Mazaalai (National University of Mongolia (Mongol))
1U
6:10 pm BRAC Onnesha (BRAC University (Bangladesh)),
Nigeria Edusat1 (Federal University of Technology, Akure (Nigeria))
1U
8 2 May 11, 2018 7:30 pm Irazu (Costa Rica Institute of Technology (Costa Rica) / ACAE (*1))
(*1)Central American Association of Aeronautics and Space
,
1KUNS-PF (The University of Nairobi (Kenya))
1U
1 7:40 pm UBAKUSAT (Istanbul Technical University (Turkey)) 3U
9 3 August 10, 2018 6:45 pm BHUTAN-1(Royal University of Bhutan),
MAYA-1(University of the Philippines),
UiTMSAT-1(MARA University of Technology of Malaysia)
1U
10 1 October 6, 2018 4:45 pm SPATIUM-I(Nanyang Technological University (Singapore)/ Kyushu Institute of Technology (Japan))2U
1 5:00 pm RSP-00(Ryman Sat Spaces General Incorporated Association) 1U
1 5:00 pm STARS-Me(Shizuoka University) 2U

Number of satellites: 34(total)

1. Technology validation mission
Carried by: H-II Transfer Vehicle KOUNOTORI3 (HTV3)
Deployed: October 4-5, 2012
Name RAIKO FITSAT-1 WE WISH
Image
Size 2U 1U 1U
Organization Tohoku University/ Wakayama University Fukuoka Institute of Technology Meisei Electric Co.,Ltd.
Mission - Image the Earth using a fish-eye lens camera
- Photographically measure satellite movement relative to JEM using a Panoramic Color Camera (PCC)
- Star sensor testing
- A de-orbit experiment testing a deployable membrane mechanism
- Testing a small mobile ground station for receiving signals via international cooperation
- An orbit determination experiment using Ku-band radio frequency Doppler measurements
- A high-speed Ku-band data communication experiment
- Technical demonstration of a high-speed small satellite transmitter module
- Conducting an "artificial star" optical communications test utilizing high output visible light LEDs
- To promote local technology education and the utilization of small satellite data
- To test an ultra-small thermal infrared camera for ground temperature observations
Sponsoring agency JAXA
Name F-1 TechEdSat
Image
Size 1U 1U
Organization NanoRacks LLC/
PT University/
UPPSALA University
NASA Ames Research Center (ARC)/ San Jose State University
Mission - Testing a series of amateur radio transceivers employing a CubeSat magnetometer
- Testing C328 low resolution camera
- Testing temperature sensor
- Demonstrate Swedish designed Space Plug-and-Play Avionics (SPA) hardware and software
- Inter-satellite communication using Iridium or OrbComm satellite network
Sponsoring agency NASA
Small Satellites Deployment from Kibo were success

2.
Carried by: H-II Transfer Vehicle KOUNOTORI4 (HTV4)
Deployed: November 19-20, 2013
Name PicoDragon ArduSat-1 ArduSat-X TechEdSat-3
Image photo photo photo
Size 1U 1U 1U 3U
Organization The University of Tokyo/ Vietnam National Satellite Center/ IHI AEROSPACE Co.,Ltd. NanoRacks LLC/ NanoSatisfi NASA Ames Research Center (ARC)
Mission Earth imaging Technology validation of an open platform that has re-programming function. (Activation of applications uplinked by general people) Technology validation of the aero braking mechanism called Exo-brake on its deorbiting.
Sponsoring agency JAXA NASA

3.
Carried by: Dragon spacecraft (Spx-5)
Deployed: February 5, 2015
Name AESP-14*
Image 写真
Size 1U
Organization Technological Institute of Aeronautics (ITA)/
National Institute For Space Research (INPE)/
Brazilian Space Agency (AEB)
Mission Amateur Radio Experiment

* AESP-14 takes an opportunity of Kibo's paid utilization and is deployed by Japan Manned Space Systems Corporation (JAMSS) at the request of Brazilian Space Agency (AEB).

Brazilian AESP-14 CubeSat was deployed from Kibo

4.
Carried by: H-II Transfer Vehicle KOUNOTORI5 (HTV5)
Deployed: September 17, 2015
Name SERPENS S-CUBE
Image

写真

(JAXA/ University of Brasilia/
Brazilian Space Agency (AEB)/
Japan Manned Space Systems Corporation (JAMSS))

写真

(JAXA/ Chiba Instiute of Technology)

Size 3U 3U
Organization University of Brasilia/
Brazilian Space Agency (AEB)
Chiba Instiute of Technology
Mission Technology Demonstration of a Meteorological Data Collecting System by ground-based Sensors Satellite for observation of meteor's ultraviolet rays
Japanese and Brazilian CubeSats deployed from Kibo

5.
Carried by: Cygnus spacecraft (OA-6)
Deployed: April 27, 2016
Name DIWATA-1
Image

写真

Size 55cm×55cm×35cm
Organization Department of Science and Technology (DOST)/
University of the Philippines/
Tohoku University/
Hokkaido University
Mission Demonstrates natural resources and disaster monitoring in the Philippines with the first microsatellite in the country
Successful Deployment of the Philippines' first microsatellite "DIWATA-1" from the Kibo/ISS

6.
Carried by: H-II Transfer Vehicle KOUNOTORI6 (HTV6)
Deployed: December 19, 2016/ January 16, 2017
Successful deployment of a CubeSat delivered by KOUNOTORI6
Successful deployment of six CubeSats delivered by KOUNOTORI6

7.
Carried by: SpaceX CRS-11 (SpX-11)

Delivered to the International Space Station (ISS) onboard the Space X CRS-11 (SpX-11) launched on June 4, 2017, five CubeSats were successfully deployed on July 7, 2017 from Japanese Experiment Module “Kibo” after completing deployment preparations.

Name TOKI GhanaSat1 Mazaalai BRAC Onnesha Nigeria Edusat1
Image 写真:より大きな図へ
Size 1U 1U 1U 1U 1U
Organization Kyushu Institute of Technology
(Japan)
All Nations University College(ANUC)
(Ghana)
National University of Mongolia
(Mongol)
BRAC University
(Bangladesh)
Federal University of Technology, Akure
(Nigeria)
Mission BIRDS-1 Mission
[Name of project] Joint Global Multi Nation Birds

    [Project manager] Kyushu Institute of Technology

    [Participating countries] Japan, Ghana, Mongolia, Bangladesh, Nigeria, Thailand, and Taiwan, seven countries/ province in total.

    [Outline]For two years, students from Japan, Ghana, Mongolia, Bangladesh, and Nigeria studying at the Kyushu Institute of Technology design and manufacture CubeSats and familiarize a series of satellite technology from development to operation.
    Each country develops a 1U CubeSat, with a total of five 1U CubeSats being developed in the project. Thailand and Taiwan also participate in the CubeSat operation; consequently, an international ground station network covering the seven countries/ province is established.


[Mission to be performed by the CubeSats]

    - To image Earth with onboard cameras (taking images and videos above the participating countries with two onboard cameras)

    - To transmit music using the Vocaloid engine (transmitting music to amateur radio stations on the ground from the CubeSats)

    - To measure Single Event Upset using the microcontroller mounted inside the CubeSats (radiation-resistance evaluation experiment).


[Ground station operations mission]

    - To measure accurate location information according to time lags in communication between CubeSat and several ground stations

    - To measure upper atmospheric density (analyzing and deriving the altitude data obtained by location information measurement)

    - To verify the ground station network using amateur radio frequency bands.

Successful deployment of five "BIRDS project" CubeSats from the "Kibo"

8.
Carried by the Space X CRS-14 (SpX-14)

Delivered to the ISS onboard the Space X CRS-14 (SpX-14) launched on April 3, 2018, three CubeSats were successfully deployed on May 11, 2018 from the Japanese Experiment Module “Kibo” after completing deployment preparations.

Name Irazu 1KUNS-PF UBAKUSAT
Image 写真 写真 写真
Size 1U 1U 3U
Organization Costa Rica Institute of Technology (Costa Rica) /
ACAE (*1)
The University of Nairobi (Kenya) (selected as the first KiboCUBE programme) Istanbul Technical University (Turkey)
Mission

To demonstrate the communication satellite technology for collecting observation data on Costa Rica's tropical forests and data on the country’s climate, soils, and tree growth

(Note:) The first satellite of Costa Rica

    - To develop and education for space development engineer

    - To technologically verify commercial products

(Note:) Kenya’s first satellite

To technologically verify newly developed VHF/ UHF communications equipment (including a linear transponder for small satellites) and conduct a verification experiment of the space radiation measuring technology

(*1) Central American Association of Aeronautics and Space
Three CubeSats successfully deployed from "Kibo"!

9.Mounted on Dragon Spacecraft Spx-15 (SpX-15)

The Dragon spacecraft (SpX-15), launched on June 29, 2018, carried these ultra-small satellites to the International Space Station (ISS), where they underwent preparative operations first and then were deployed together on August 10, 2018 (JST).

Name BHUTAN-1 MAYA-1 UiTMSAT-1
Image 写真:より大きな図へ 写真:より大きな図へ 写真:より大きな図へ
Size 1U 1U 1U
Organization Royal University of Bhutan University of the Philippines MARA University of Technology of Malaysia
Missions
  1. Taking pictures of the Earth (the countries concerned) with onboard cameras
  2. Demonstration of data relay techniques
  3. Exchange of messages by amateur radio stations
  4. Detection of abnormalities caused by space radiation
  5. Demonstration of GPS for consumer use
  6. Observation of the Earth’s magnetic field
  7. Verification of ground station networks on amateur radio frequency bands
Three CubeSats successfully deployed from "Kibo" as part of BIRDS Project!

10.CubeSats delivered by KOUNOTORI7 (HTV7)

These CubeSats were delivered to the International Space Station (ISS) by the H-II transfer vehicle KOUNOTORI7 (HTV7) which were launched on September 23, 2018 (JST). They underwent a preparative operation and were deployed on October 6, 2018 (JST).

Name SPATIUM-I RSP-00 STARS-Me
Image 写真 写真 写真
Size 2U 1U 2U
Organization Nanyang Technological University (Singapore) / Kyushu Institute of Technology (Japan) Ryman Sat Spaces General Incorporated Association (Japan) Shizuoka University (Japan)
Mission

A demonstration of technologies in view of a chip-scale atomic clock to be mounted on CubeSat and measurement/3D mapping of the densities of electrons in the ionosphere

  • Image-taking and a demonstration of technologies of to-the-Earth transmission with a camera mounted on CubeSat
  • operation tests of new high-rate radio equipment
  • A small-scale demonstration of an orbital elevator
  • A demonstration evaluation of a configuration of two CubeSats and a climber (moving mechanism)
Three CubeSats successfully deployed from "Kibo"!

* All times are Japan Standard Time (JST)

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