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ShindaiSat is a VLC (Visible Light Communication) experimental microsatellite of Shinshu University (Wakasato, Nagano Prefecture, Japan) for an on-orbit technology demonstration over a long distance (> 400 km), by using LED (Light Emitting Diode) light as an optical communications link. The project is educational in nature with student participation on all levels.

Alternate Names

  • 39572
  • Ginrei

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2014-02-27
Launch Vehicle: H-2A
Launch Site: Tanegashima, Japan
Mass: 35 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Japan)


  • Technology Applications

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

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