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Class: Technology. Nation: Japan. Agency: Japan(Orizuru).
Boom, umbrella test. DEBUT "Orizuru". Experiment of extending and contracting boom; experiment of expanding and contracting aerodynamic brake. Launching organization NASDA.
Total Mass: 50 kg.
07 February 1990
Debut Launch Site: Tanegashima . Launch Vehicle: H-1. Mass: 50 kg. Perigee: 908 km. Apogee: 1,742 km. Inclination: 99.0 deg.
Boom, umbrella test. DEBUT 'Orizuru'. Experiment of extending and contracting boom; experiment of expanding and contracting aerodynamic brake. Launching organization NASDA. Launch time 0133 UT.
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