Scheduled for Dec 19, 2016
Shizuoka University ‘s small satellite “STARS – C” transported by Space Station Supply Machine “Kotonori” Unit 6 (HTV 6) launched on 9th December (Friday) released from “Kibo” Japan Experiment Module and relays the pattern to be.
Scheduled release date: Monday, December 19 (Monday) 17: 30-18: 30 hours
※ Broadcast time may change depending on the situation of the mission etc
Japan’s H-2 Transfer Vehicle has accomplished five flights to the International Space Station, delivering tons of food, clothing and crew provisions, instruments to look at ozone chemistry and investigate dark matter, and critical hardware to keep the research complex operating.
The JEM Small Satellite Orbital Deployer (J – SSOD) released ultra – small satellites of the CubeSat standard (10 cm × 10 cm × 10 cm) from the airlock of the “Kibo” Japan Experiment Module, It is a mechanism for launching it in the orbit. The J – SSOD consists of a parent arm tip mounting type platform, a satellite mounting case, a separation mechanism, and so on.