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Chubusat 3

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2016-012C

Description

Small satellite from Nagoya and Daido Universities to measure solar and Earth radiation and undertake imaging of the Earth with an infrared camera. It also carries a receiver for the Automatic Information System (AIS) to pick up positional and other information from ships at sea, and an amateur radio message relay system.

Alternate Names

  • 41339
  • Cubusat3

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2016-02-17
Launch Vehicle: H-2A
Launch Site: Tanegashima, Japan

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Japan)

Discipline

  • Technology Applications

Additional Information

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

 
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