Stars-AO

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Stars-AO
Aoi
Mission typeOptical
OperatorShizuoka University
COSPAR ID2018-084
SATCAT no.43679Edit this on Wikidata
Websitehttps://stars-ao.info/
Spacecraft properties
ManufacturerShizuoka University
Payload mass1 kg (2 lb)
Dimensions10cm x 10cm x 10cm
Start of mission
Launch dateOctober 29, 2018 04:08:00 (2018-10-29UTC04:08) UTC[1]
RocketH-IIA-202
Launch siteTanegashima Yoshinobu 1
ContractorMHI
Orbital parameters
Reference systemGeocentric
RegimeSun-synchronous orbit
Perigee altitude591.7 kilometres (367.7 mi)[1]
Apogee altitude606.4 kilometres (376.8 mi)[1]
Inclination97.8 degrees[1]
Period96.5 minutes[1]
Main camera
Wavelengthsvisible
 


Stars-AO [2] also known as Aoi is an experimental cubesat with a small camera packaged. It uses amateur radio frequencies to communicate with the ground.

Overview[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "STARS-AO Satellite details". N2YO.com. 9 January 2019. Retrieved 9 January 2019.
  2. ^ "Stars-AO". Retrieved 9 January 2019.

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