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Press release announcing an experimental outcome of the CubeSat FREEDOM:

Last Updated: May 19, 2017

Nakashimada Engineering Works, Ltd. and Tohoku University jointly issued a press release on March 1, 2017, announcing an experimental outcome of their 1U sized CubeSat called FREEDOM (Falling and Re-Entering Equipment called DOM), which was deployed into orbit from the Japanese Experiment Module "Kibo" on January 16, 2017.

For further details, refer to the link below (only available in Japanese).


Deployment of CubeSats: ITF-2/WASEDA-SAT3/FREEDOM on January 16, 2017 FREEDOM is the leftmost in the yellow circle above. (Credit: JAXA/NASA)

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