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Class: Communications. Nation: Japan. Agency: TSCJ.

Business communications. Launching organization NASDA (National Space Development Agency of Japan). N launch vehicle. Osaki launch site, NASDA Tanegashima Space Center, Kagoshima, Japan. Geostationary. Establishment of domestic satellite telecommunications network mainly for natural disaster, emergency and for remote islands using submillimetre wavelength and microwavelength signals. Development of the technology of communications satellite.


Specification

Total Mass: 720 kg.


CS-2 Chronology


04 February 1983 Sakura 2A Program: CS. Launch Site: Tanegashima . Launch Vehicle: N-2. Mass: 772 kg. Perigee: 35,987 km. Apogee: 36,078 km. Inclination: 5.8 deg.

Business communications. Launch time 0837 GMT. Launching organization NASDA (National Space Development Agency of Japan). N launch vehicle No. 10(F) (N-II launch vehicle). Osaki launch site, NASDA Tanegashima Space Center, Kagoshima, Japan. Geostationary position 132 deg E. Estab lishment of domestic satellite telecommunications network mainly for natural disaster, emergency and for remote islands using submillimetre wavelength and microwavelength signals. Development of the technology of communications satellite.


05 August 1983 Sakura 2B Program: CS. Launch Site: Tanegashima . Launch Vehicle: N-2. Mass: 670 kg. Perigee: 36,191 km. Apogee: 36,210 km. Inclination: 5.1 deg.

CS-2b (Sakura 2b). Launch time 2029 GMT. Launching organization NASDA (National Space Development Agency of Japan). N launch vehicle flight no. 11 (N-II launch vehicle). Domestic satellite communications; development of communications satellite technolog y.



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