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Horyu 4



Also known as the Arc Event Generator and Investigation Satellite (AEGIS) - a small technology demonstration from the Kyushu Institute of Technology designed to study elecrical arcing on high power solar arrays. It also carries a telemetry system operating in an amateur radio band.

Alternate Names

  • 41340
  • Arc Event Generator and Investigation Satellite (AEGIS)
  • Horyu4

Facts in Brief

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

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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