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List of deployed CubeSats using J-SSOD

Last Updated: May 8, 2017
No * Release date Release time Name(Investigator(S)) 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 (NANORACK/ FPT Univ/ UPPSALA Univ), TechEdSat (NASA Ames Research Center (ARC)/ San Jose State Univ)
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
total:20

* Number of satellites


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
Investigator(S) 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
Investigator(s) NanoRacks LLC/
PT Univ/UPPSALA Univ
NASA Ames Research Center (ARC)/ San Jose State Univ
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
Investigator(s) 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
Investigator(s) Aeronautics Institute of Technology (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
Investigator(s) 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
Investigator(s) 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

* All times are Japan Standard Time (JST)

* All photo credit: JAXA

 
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