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The NEXUS (Next Generation X Unique Satellite) is a 1U CubeSat designed at Nihon University in collaboration with Japan AMSAT Association (JAMSAT).

The main mission of NEXUS is a demonstration of next generation amateur satellite communication technology. The p / 4 shift QPSK transmitter that can communicate at high speed and low transmission power, and the demonstration of the operation of the FSK transmitter with variable transmission speed, compared with the communication equipment installed in the conventional ultra small satellite, the operation of the linear transponder.

Alternate Names

  • 43937

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2019-01-18
Launch Vehicle: Epsilon
Launch Site: Uchinoura Space Center, Japan
Mass: 50 kg

Funding Agency

  • Tokyo Institute of Technology (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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