HORYU-2 Telemetry Operational

The HORYU-2 Team

On Tuesday, July 3, the amateur radio satellite HORYU-2 (call sign JG6YBW) recovered from the problems affecting the 437.375 MHz telemetry and the Blog indicates the team are now attempting to take pictures using the on-board camera.

Read the KIT HORYU Blog in Google English http://tinyurl.com/HORYU-Blog

HORYU-2 Japanese Operating Schedule in Google English http://tinyurl.com/HORYU-2-Schedule

Nano-Satellite “HORYU2”, built by students from the Kyushu Institute of Technology, was launched by JAXA from Tanegashima Space Center on May 18 with the Observation Mission “SHIZUKU” (GCOM-W1). The SHIZUKU observation images acquired by AMSR2 have been released.

JAXA press release
http://www.jaxa.jp/press/2012/07/20120704_shizuku_j.html (Japanese)
http://www.jaxa.jp/press/2012/07/20120704_shizuku_e.html (English)

HORYU2 operational status
http://kitsat.ele.kyutech.ac.jp/operation_schedule_japanese.html (Japanese)
http://kitsat.ele.kyutech.ac.jp/index_e_new.html (English)

UNISEC http://www.unisec.jp