News Release

Feb 19, 2024Successful Launch and Communication Establishment of CE-SAT-IE

We are pleased to announce that CE-SAT-IE has successfully entered orbit and communicated with the ground station installed at Canon Electronics’ Akagi Plant.
Based on the data received, it was confirmed that the satellite was operating normally.
After this, we will check the operation of each device sequentially with the aim of acquiring images.
We will go demonstration experiment of new mission calculator and communication devices, as well as our in-house developed optical systems, various sensors, and actuators.

  • Date of Launch : 17th February, 2024 (JST)
  • Time of Launch : 9:22:55 (JST)
  • Launch site : Yoshinobu Launch Complex at the JAXA Tanegashima Space Center
  • Launch Vehicle : H3 Launch Vehicle (H3TF2: Test Flight No.2)
  • Orbit : Sun-synchronous orbit (Altitude : 670km)
  • Specifications of CE-SAT-IE
  • Mass             70kg
  • Dimensions          50 cm x 50 cm x 80 cm
  • Primary telephoto    EOS R5 with mirror diameter 40 cm
  • Secondary telephoto PowerShot S110
  • GSD        (Primary telephoto) Approx. 0.8 m
  • Shooting Area   (Primary telephoto) 6.5 km × 4.3 km

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