Japanese earth land resources satellite. One launch, 2002.12.14. Ecology satellite.
Gross mass: 50 kg (110 lb).
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First Launch: 2002.12.14.
Number: 1 .
Associated Launch Vehicles
H-2 Heavy lift Japanese indigenous launch vehicle. The original H-2 version was cancelled due to high costs and poor reliability and replaced by the substantially redesigned H-2A. More...
H-IIA 202 Japanese orbital launch vehicle. Three stage version of H-IIA consisting of 2 x H-II SRB-A + two-stage core vehicle. More...
Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
Chiba Japanese manufacturer of spacecraft. Chiba Institute of Technology, Chiba, Japan. More...
McDowell, Jonathan, Jonathan's Space Home Page (launch records), Harvard University, 1997-present. Web Address when accessed: here.
NASA/GSFC Orbital Information Group Website, Web Address when accessed: here.
Space-Launcher.com, Orbital Report News Agency. Web Address when accessed: here.
Associated Launch Sites
Tanegashima Japan's main launch site for he larger N and H launch vehicles. In use for sounding rockets from 1967 and orbital launches from 1975. As of 2007 over 140 major launches had been made from the site. More...
WEOS Kanta-Kun Chronology
2002 December 14 -
23:04 GMT - .
. Launch Complex
: Tanegashima Y
. LV Family
. Launch Vehicle
: H-IIA 202
. LV Configuration
: H-2A-202 s/n 3F.
- WEOS Kanta-Kun - .
Mass: 50 kg (110 lb). Nation: Japan. Agency: NASDA. Manufacturer: Chiba. Class: Earth. Type: Earth resources satellite. Spacecraft: WEOS Kanta-Kun. USAF Sat Cat: 27600 . COSPAR: 2002-056D. Apogee: 804 km (499 mi). Perigee: 789 km (490 mi). Inclination: 98.7000 deg. Period: 100.80 min. Summary: Ecology..
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