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Japanese technology satellite. One launch, 2006.09.22, SSSat.

Gross mass: 1.00 kg (2.20 lb).
First Launch: 2006.09.22.
Number: 1 .

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Associated Countries
See also
  • M-V All-solid Japanese satellite launch vehicle. More...

Associated Launch Vehicles
  • M-V All-solid Japanese satellite launch vehicle. More...

Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
  • Hokkaido Japanese agency overseeing development of spacecraft. Hokkaido, Hokkaido, Japan. More...

  • McDowell, Jonathan, Jonathan's Space Home Page (launch records), Harvard University, 1997-present. Web Address when accessed: here.

Associated Launch Sites
  • Kagoshima Japanese launch center for solid fueled sounding rockets and satellite launchers. Limited to two months a year due to disturbance of local fisheries. More...

Hitsat Chronology

2006 September 22 - . 21:36 GMT - . Launch Site: Kagoshima. Launch Complex: Kagoshima M-V. LV Family: M-V. Launch Vehicle: M-V.
  • Hitsat - . Mass: 1.00 kg (2.20 lb). Nation: Japan. Manufacturer: Hokkaido. Class: Technology. Type: Navigation technology satellite. Spacecraft: Hitsat. Decay Date: 2008-06-18 . USAF Sat Cat: 29484 . COSPAR: 2006-041F. Apogee: 659 km (409 mi). Perigee: 279 km (173 mi). Inclination: 98.3000 deg. Period: 94.00 min.

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