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|Mission type||Amateur radio|
|Spacecraft type||1U CubeSat|
|Launch mass||1.5 kilograms (3.3 lb)|
|Start of mission|
|Launch date||27 February 2014, 18:37UTC|
|Launch site||Tanegashima Yoshinobu 1|
|End of mission|
|Decay date||2 September 2014|
|Perigee altitude||384 kilometres (239 mi)|
|Apogee altitude||396 kilometres (246 mi)|
|Epoch||28 February 2014|
The Interactive Satellite for Art and Design Experimental Research or INVADER, also known as Cubesat Oscar 77 (CO-77) and Artsat-1 is an artificial satellite for artistic experiments in space. The satellite was built by the University of Tokyo in collaboration with Tama Art University. It has a size of 100x100x100mm (without antennas) and built around a standard 1U cubesat bus. The primary satellite payload is an FM voice transmitter. Also, it includes low-resolution CMOS camera and thermochromic panels for artistic purposes.
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