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Class: Technology. Nation: Japan. Agency: National Space Development Agency, Japan. Manufacturer: Toshiba Corp., Tokyo.

Attached to Hikoboshi. Docking target for ETS-7.


ETS-7 Target Chronology

27 November 1997 Orihime Launch Site: Tanegashima . Launch Vehicle: H-2. Perigee: 346 km. Apogee: 458 km. Inclination: 34.5 deg.

Attached to Hikoboshi. It would later separate and serve as a passive docking target for the Hikobishi active automatic docking technology spacecraft.


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