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ChubuSat 1



ChubuSat-1, informally called Kinshachi, is a microsatellite project of Nagoya and Daido Universities and several aerospace companies located in the Chubu region of Japan. The mission demonstrates a cost-effective satellite platform and an imaging payload that will make observations of Earth in visible and infrared wavelengths, track space debris and serve outreach purposes by relaying messages via the amateur radio bands.

Alternate Names

  • 40300
  • Kinshachi 1
  • Chubusat1

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2014-11-06
Launch Vehicle: Dnepr
Launch Site: Yasni, Russia

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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