SS-520-5 | TRICOM-1R

Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency launch of a SS-520-5 Rocket

Watch Launch Video 1   |   Video 2

Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency was scheduled to launch a SS-520-5 rocket as part of the TRICOM-1R mission. The launch window for the Earth Science mission was on Sat, Feb 3rd, 2018, 12:03 AM EST from KS Center, Uchinoura Space Center, Japan. The status of the launch was Success. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the SS-520-5 and experience the excitement for yourself.



TRICOM-1 is an experimental 3U cubsat build by University of Tokyo. It is equipped with 5 small cameras for Earth imaging purposes, and is also tasked with storing and transmitting data between ground terminals. TRICOM-1R is a replacement for the failed SS-520-4 launch of TRICOM-1.


Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

KS Center, Uchinoura Space Center, Japan

Uchinoura Space Center, Japan



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