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HISUI Status Toward FY2019 Launch and Collaboration with Other Missions

HISUI (Hyperspectral Imager SUIte) is a spaceborne hyperspectral imager being developed by Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry (METI) as its 4th spaceborne optical imager mission. 1) OPS onboard JERS-1 satellite (1992 –1998) 2) ASTER onboard NASA’s Terra satellite (1999 -) 3) ASNARO (2014-) 4) HISUI (2020-) HISUI covers 0.4 –2.5 µm region with 185 bands, 20 x 30 m spatial resolution, and 20 km swath. It consists of a reflective telescope and two grating spectrometers. HISUI launch is currently scheduled in January 2020 by SpaceX’s Falcon-9 (SpX-20). HISUI will be deployed on Japan Experiment Module (JEM) of International Space Station (ISS) for a three year operation.

Authors:

Tsuneo Matsunaga, Akira Iwasaki, Satoshi Tsuchida, Koki Iwao, Jun Tanii, Osamu Kashimura, Ryosuke Nakamura, Hirokazu Yamamoto, Soushi Kato, Kenta Obata, Koichiro Mouri, Satoru Yamamoto, Tetsushi Tachikawa

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HyspIRI and SBG Community Science and Applications Workshop, August 15 –17, 2018, Washington DC

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