NEWS
WORLD’S FIRST COMMERCIAL SATELLITE TRACKING SUB-MILLIMETER SIZED DEBRIS IDEA OSG 1 SCHEDULED TO LAUNCH ON NOVEMBER 28
PRESS RELEASE / November 07, 2017

ASTROSCALE PTE. LTD. (ASTROSCALE), a company with a mission to secure long-term spaceflight safety by developing debris monitoring and removal services, will launch IDEA OSG 1 on November 28 at 14:41:46 (JST) from Russia’s Vostochny Cosmodrome with the Russian State Space Corporation Roscosmos meteorology mission Meteor-M No2-1. IDEA OSG 1, the world’s first in-situ space debris monitoring microsatellite in low-Earth orbit, will monitor the size and position of space debris to create debris distribution maps to better understand the space environment.

 

English press release is available here.

Japanese press release is available here.

 

Tokyo University of Science also issued a press release about integrated components in IDEA OSG 1.

Only Japanese is available from here.