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Six CubeSats to Deploy from ISS

International Space Station – Image Credit NASA

Masahiro Arai JN1GKZ reports that six CubeSats delivered to the International Space Station by the HTV-6 will deploy from the ISS using the new JEM Small Satellite Orbital Deployer (J-SSOD) on Monday, January 16.

The new J-SSOD has four satellite install cases. One satellite install case has 3U space, so the new J-SSOD could deploy twelve 1U CubeSats at a time.

The six CubeSats are installed as follows:

Case    CubeSats
#1        three 1U CubeSats ITF-2、WASEDA-SAT3、FREEDOM
#2        one 3U CubeSat    EGG
#3        one 2U CubeSat    AOBA-VELOX3
#4        one 3U CubeSat    TuPOD (including Tancredo1 and OSNSAT)

ITF-2、WASEDA-SAT3、AOBA-VELOX3, TuPOD and Tancredo1 have amateur radio downlinks.

#1 and #2 will be deployed at 0900-0930z January 16, #3 and #4 will be 1030-1100z.

Live broadcast will start at 0850z on the JAXA YouTube channel.

IARU Amateur Satellite Frequency Coordination http://amsat.org.uk/iaru

Middle School Students’ Tancredo-1 TubeSat Scheduled for Launch
https://amsat-uk.org/2016/12/02/school-tancredo-1-tubesat/

ITF-2 CubeSat to deploy from ISS
http://www.southgatearc.org/news/2017/january/itf-2-cubesat-to-deploy-from-iss.htm

ITF-2 reception report form https://operationitf-2.blogspot.co.uk/p/blog-page_58.html