Satellite Rising-2 of Tohoku University/Hokkaido University

Name of Satellite, Alternate Names Rising-2
Country of Operator/Owner Japan
Operator/Owner Tohoku University/Hokkaido University
Users Civil
Purpose Remote Sensing
Class of Orbit LEO
Type of Orbit Sun-Synchronous
Longitude of GEO (degrees) 0
Perigee (km) 625
Apogee (km) 630
Eccentricity 0.000357270453733476
Inclination (degrees) 97.88
Period (minutes) 97.27
Launch Mass (kg.) 41
Dry Mass (kg.)
Power (watts) 42
Date of Launch 24-05-2014
Expected Lifetime
Contractor Tohoku University/Hokkaido University
Country of Contractor Japan
Launch Site Tanegashima Space Center
Launch Vehicle H-2A
COSPAR Number 2014-029D
NORAD Number 39769
Comments Earth observation with a resolution of ~ 5 m. In particular, high-resolution cumulonimbus scenes will be observed using the LCTF (Liquid Tunable Multispectral Filter) technique.


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