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SFU Space Flyer Unit
SFU Space Flyer Unit -

Credit: NASDA. 6,957 bytes. 150 x 146 pixels.

Other Designations: Space Flyer Unit. Class: Materials. Nation: Japan.

Carried materials, astronomy, biological experiments; released and later retrieved by space shuttle.


Total Mass: 4,000 kg.

SFU Chronology

18 March 1995 SFU Launch Site: Tanegashima . Launch Vehicle: H-2. Mass: 4,000 kg. Perigee: 471 km. Apogee: 483 km. Inclination: 28.5 deg.

Space Flyer Unit; carried materials, astronomy, biological experiments; retrieved by STS-72 1/20/96.


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