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Three CubeSats successfully deployed from "Kibo"!

  • Experiment at Kibo
On August 12, 2022, following three CubeSats were successfully deployed from the Japanese Experiment Module (JEM) "Kibo":
  • TUMnanoSAT developed by Technical University of Moldova*  
  • FUTABA developed by Kyushu Institute of Technology (Kyutech) and Keiai High School
  • HSU-SAT1 provided by the J-SSOD service provider, Space BD Inc.
*TUMnanoSAT is the first satellite of the Republic of Moldova, and it was developed under the framework of the JAXA/UNOOSA collaboration "KiboCUBE" programme.
You can view the deployment of CubeSats from YouTube JAXA Channel.
【Satellite】 TUMnanoSAT [Size:1U]
【Organizations】 Technical University of Moldova (TUM)
  • Capacity building
  • Technology demonstration of nano/micro wire sensor, magnetometer, micro-gyroscope, sun sensor, communication protocol, and power source
【Satellite】 FUTABA [Size:1U]
【Organizations】 Kyushu Institute of Technology (Kyutech)
Keiai High School
  • Lead-free solder whisker verification
  • 3-axis attitude control using magnetic torque
  • Promotion of satellite development by amateur radio operators
  • 2.4GHz wireless communication test
【Satellite】 HSU-SAT1 [Size:1U]
【Organizations】 Future Science Institute
Happy Science University
Hokkaido Satellite Co., LTD.
【Service provider】 Space BD Inc.
  • To demonstrate a technology of Electrical Power Supply, On Board Computer, and other bus components.
  • To experiment as command transmission link by infrared light. The modulated infrared light emitted from our ground station is experimented as command transmission link.
  • To demonstrate camera image downlink by Slow Scan Television.
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