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Hayato

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2010-020A

Description

Hayato, also called K-Sat, is a Japanese satellite, launched on a H-2A rocket from Tanegashima on 20 May 2010 at 21:58 UT. Hayato is a small CubeSat mission developed by the Kagoshima University. It has the following objectives: observation of atmospheric water vapor distribution, Earth imagery, high-speed communications and basic communications experiment for super-small positioning satellites.

Alternate Names

  • K-Sat
  • 36573

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2010-05-20
Launch Vehicle: H-2A
Launch Site: Tanegashima, Japan

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Japan)

Discipline

  • Earth Science

Additional Information

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

 
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