Information regarding the launch of orbital debris monitoring microsatellite "IDEA OSG 1"
OSG Corporation is the official sponsor of the IDEA OSG 1, the world's first in-situ space debris monitoring microsatellite in low-Earth orbit, which now awaits checkout before rocket integration at the launch site. The IDEA OSG 1 is developed by ASTROSCALE PTD. LTD., a company with a mission to secure long-term spaceflight safety by developing debris monitoring and removal services.
The launch details of IDEA OSG 1 are as follows:
Launch Date: November 28, 2017 (JST)
Launch Time: 14:41:46 (JST)
Launch Station: Vostochny Cosmodrome, Russia
Launch Vehicle: Soyzu-2
*Launch date and time are subject to change.
The launch is scheduled to be reported in various media outlet. We will also release updated information on our website when available. Please stay tuned.