Tag: J-SSOD

Several CubeSats with Amateur Radio Payloads Deployed from ISS

Several CubeSats carrying Amateur Radio payloads were placed into orbit on January 16 from the International Space Station (ISS). Six CubeSats delivered to the ISS in December were deployed from the Kibo airlock using the new JEM Small Satellite Orbital Deployer (J-SSOD). Satellites carrying Amateur Radio payloads included ITF-2, Waseda-Sat-3, AOBA-Velox-3, and TuPOD (including Tancredo-1). […]

Middle School Students’ Tancredo-1 “TubeSat” Set for Deployment from ISS

Middle School Students’ Tancredo-1 “TubeSat” Set for Deployment from ISS: The cargo ship carrying the Tancredo-1 “TubeSat” — so called because of its cylindrical form factor — launched on schedule from Japan on December 9. Built by 10- to 14-year-old middle schoolers in Brazil, Tancredo-1 carries an Amateur Radio payload. Tancredo-1 went into space inside […]

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