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The INVADER (Interactive satellite for Art and Design Experimental Research) 1-unit CubeSat is an art project of the Tama Art University. It is the first mission of the "ARTSAT: Art and Satellite Project".The satellite is to contribute to the amateur radio community from the view point of the Art field using this satellite. The satellite features some sensors to utilize these data for Art Work. For example, by creating the Lightning Equipment which changes color according to the satellite temperature data and distributing to people, we try to make more people get interested in satellite and amateur radio; a small camera (150 × 150 pixels) for acquiring the Earth image for utilizing in Art Work; a Digi-Talker, which transmits voice data using FM and to transmit sensor data using the Digi-Talker.

Alternate Names

  • 39577
  • ArtSat 1
  • Interactive satellite for Art and Design Experimental Research

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2014-02-27
Launch Vehicle: H-2A
Launch Site: Tanegashima, Japan
Mass: 1.5 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Japan)


  • Communications

Additional Information

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

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