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SPROUT is classified as:


NORAD ID: 39770
Int'l Code: 2014-029E
Perigee: 611.5 km
Apogee: 623.7 km
Inclination: 97.9 °
Period: 96.9 minutes
Semi major axis: 6988 km
RCS: Unknown
Launch date: May 24, 2014
Source: Japan (JPN)
Launch site: TANEGASHIMA SPACE CENTER (TNSTA)
Uplink (MHz):
Downlink (MHz): 437.525
Beacon (MHz): 437.525
Mode: 1k2AFSK 9k6GMSK CW
Call sign: JQ1ZJQ
Status: Active


SPROUT is a nanosatellite demonstration mission of Nihon University, Tokyo, Japan. The prime objective is to test the deployment of a combined membrane structure (1.5m-sided triangular membrane supported with two space-inflatable tubes) and 3-axes attitude control technology. A further goal of the mission is to perform the demonstration experiment of the ADCS (Attitude Determination and Control Subsystem) of a nanosatellite with a large membrane structure by using in-house manufactured magnetic torquers and COTS sensors.
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NASA's NSSDC Master Catalog

Two Line Element Set (TLE):
1 39770U 14029E   17054.84645036  .00000956  00000-0  11554-3 0  9994
2 39770  97.8689 155.3813 0008678 348.8193  11.2843 14.85993291149303
Source of the keplerian elements: Caltech