RAISE-4 & others

Overview

Destination: Sun-Synchronous Orbit
Mission: Technology

Sun-Synchronous Orbit Mu Center Uchinoura Space Center, Japan

RAISE-4 (RApid Innovative payload demonstration Satellite-4) is a satellite for on-orbit demonstrations of 15 demonstration components and equipment selected by public solicitation. The satellite will be operated in response to requests from the demonstration theme proposers, and will provide experimental data of the demonstration devices and environmental data during the experiments. 10 of the demonstrations are re-flight of those planned for RAISE-3, which failed to reach orbit in October 2022.

Updates

Cosmic_Penguin • Dec. 6, 2023, 11:12 a.m.

NET 2025.


Epsilon S

Family:
Configuration: S

The Epsilon S rocket is a Japanese solid-fuel rocket designed to launch scientific satellites. It is a follow-on project to the larger and more expensive M-V rocket which was retired in 2006. The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) began developing the Epsilon in 2007. The first stage is based on SRB-3, the strap-on solid-rocket booster of H3

Specifications
  • Stages
    4
  • Length
    24.4 m
  • Diameter
    2.5 m
  • Fairing Diameter
    2.5 m
  • Launch Mass
    91 T
  • Thrust
    2158 kN
Family
  • Name
    Epsilon S
  • Family
  • Variant
    S
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Epsilon S
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
    $39000000
  • Low Earth Orbit
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity
    600 kg

Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency

Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency

(JAXA)

Administrator: Hiroshi Yamakawa Founded: 2003 Successes: 32 Failures: 4 Pending: 4

Agency Type:

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) is Japan's national aero-space agency. Through the merger of three previously independent organizations, JAXA was formed on 1 October 2003. JAXA is responsible for research, technology development and the launch of satellites into orbit, and is involved in many more advanced missions, such as asteroid exploration and possible manned exploration of the Moon. JAXA launch their Epsilon vehicle from the Uchinoura Space Center and their H-II vehicles from the Tanegashima Space Center.

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