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STARS (KUKAI) is classified as:

NORAD ID: 33498
Int'l Code: 2009-002G
Perigee: 620.7 km
Apogee: 635.1 km
Inclination: 98.1 °
Period: 97.1 minutes
Semi major axis: 6998 km
RCS: 0.1254 m2 (medium)
Launch date: January 23, 2009
Source: Japan (JPN)

Uplink (MHz):
Downlink (MHz): 437.485
Beacon (MHz): 437.305
Mode: 1200bps FM CW
Call sign: JR5YBN
Status: Active

Uplink (MHz):
Downlink (MHz): 437.465
Beacon (MHz): 437.275
Mode: 1200bps FM CW
Call sign: JR5YBO
Status: Active

The STARS-1 satellite consists of a Mother Satellite and a Daughter Satellite connected by a tether. The Mother Satellite deploys the tether having the Daughter Satellite at its end. Daughter Satellite has one arm, and the tether is attached at its end. Then attitude control by arm motion using tether tension is possible. The main mission is to take pictures of a satellite during tether deployment. In this mission the Mother Satellite deploys tether having Daughter Satellite at its end. The Daughter Satellite controls attitude of CCD camera by robot motion. The Mother Satellite and Daughter Satellite communicate through Bluetooth. The Daughter Satellite will take pictures of the Mother Satellite, and transmitters these to ground stations through amateur radio frequency.
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NASA's NSSDC Master Catalog

Two Line Element Set (TLE):
1 33498U 09002G   23273.31062542  .00004288  00000-0  53740-3 0  9992
2 33498  98.1244 177.8568 0010276 164.8826 195.2696 14.82728372791403
Source of the keplerian elements: AFSPC