TRICOM-1R

Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Earth Science

Low Earth Orbit KS Center Uchinoura Space Center, Japan

TRICOM-1 is an experimental 3U cubsat build by University of Tokyo. It is equipped with 5 small cameras for Earth imaging purposes, and is also tasked with storing and transmitting data between ground terminals. TRICOM-1R is a replacement for the failed SS-520-4 launch of TRICOM-1.

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【録画】SS-520 5号機による超小型衛星打ち上げの実証実験

国立研究開発法人宇宙航空研究開発機構(JAXA)は、内之浦宇宙空間観測所から平成30(2018)年2月3日(土)14時03分(日本標準時)にSS-520 5号機による超小型衛星打上げの実証実験を実施いたしました。 打ち上げの模様の録画版です。 ライブ中継をご視聴されたみなさまへ 本日のライブ中継の配信が正常に行わ...

SS-520

Family: S-Series
Configuration: 5

The fifth configuration of the SS-520, succeeded as the smallest rocket to put something into orbit. It holds this title to this day.

Specifications
  • Stages
    3
  • Length
  • Diameter
    0.5 m
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
    3 T
  • Thrust
Family
  • Name
    SS-520
  • Family
    S-Series
  • Variant
    5
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    SS-520-5
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
    4 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency

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Administrator: Hiroshi Yamakawa Founded: 2003 Successes: 5 Failures: 1 Pending: 2

Agency Type: Government

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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Uchinoura Space Center, Japan

Pad: KS Center


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