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VEP
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Other Designations: Vehicle Evaluation Payload. Class: Technology. Nation: Japan. Agency: Japan(Myojo).

Monitored H-2 launch vehicle performance. National name MYOJO. Provided a ranging function as well as functions to measure the acceleration and deformation, in order to confirm the accuracy of the H-2 rocket orbit injection and understand the environment of the payload equipment. Launching organization NASDA.


Specification

Total Mass: 2,391 kg.


VEP Chronology


03 February 1994 VEP Launch Site: Tanegashima . Launch Vehicle: H-2. Mass: 2,391 kg. Perigee: 449 km. Apogee: 36,261 km. Inclination: 28.6 deg.

Vehicle Evaluation Payload; monitored H-2 performance. Vehicle Evaluation Payload (VEP) MYOJO. Provides a ranging function as well as functions to measure the acceleration and deformation, in order to confirm the accuracy of the H-II rocket orbit injection and understand the environment of the payload equipme nt. Launch vehicle H-II rocket test flight H-II 1F. Launching organization NASDA. Launch time 2220:00 UT.



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