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FITSAT 1


FITSAT 1 is no longer on orbit
FITSAT 1 is classified as:


NORAD ID: 38853
Int'l Code: 1998-067CP
Launch date: November 20, 1998
Source: Japan (JPN)
Launch site: TYURATAM MISSILE AND SPACE COMPLEX (TTMTR)
Decay date: 2013-07-04
Uplink (MHz):
Downlink (MHz): 437.445/5.84GHz
Beacon (MHz): 437.250
Mode: 1200bps/115.2Kbps
Call sign: JG6YEW
Status: Reentered


FITSAT 1 (or Niwaka) is a 1U-Cubesat built by Fukuoka Institute of Technology (FIT). The mission is to demonstrate a high-speed transmission module for a small satellite and a visible light communication experiment by high power LEDs. FITSat 1 was launched on board of HTV 3 to the International Space Station, from where it was deployed on October 4th 2012.
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