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Tsukushi
Tsukushi
Tsukushi
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'Horsetail'; also called QSAT-EOS, Kyushu Satellite for Earth Observation System Demonstration. The satellite carried a CMOS camera with 4 m resolution and 7 km swath, a magnetometer and an in-situ space debris detector, as well as a deployable 3-meter kapton sail used as a drag augmentation device. Sun synchronous orbit; 1055 GMT local time of the descending node.

AKA: QSAT. Status: Operational 2014. First Launch: 2014-11-06. Last Launch: 2014-11-06. Number: 1 . Gross mass: 49 kg (108 lb). Apogee: 552 km (342 mi).



Family: Surveillance. Country: Japan. Launch Vehicles: Dnepr. Launch Sites: Dombarovskiy.

2014 November 6 - . 07:35 GMT - . Launch Site: Dombarovskiy. Launch Complex: Dombarovskiy. Launch Pad: Yasniy. LV Family: R-36M. Launch Vehicle: Dnepr.
  • Tsukushi - . Payload: QSAT-EOS. Mass: 49 kg (108 lb). Nation: Japan. Class: Surveillance. Type: Surveillance satellite. Spacecraft: Tsukushi. USAF Sat Cat: 40301 . COSPAR: 2014-070D. Apogee: 530 km (320 mi). Perigee: 489 km (303 mi). Inclination: 97.4400 deg. Period: 94.81 min.

    'Horsetail'; also called QSAT-EOS, Kyushu Satellite for Earth Observation System Demonstration. The satellite carried a CMOS camera with 4 m resolution and 7 km swath, a magnetometer and an in-situ space debris detector, as well as a deployable 3-meter kapton sail used as a drag augmentation device. Sun synchronous orbit; 1055 GMT local time of the descending node.



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