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BS-2A / Yuri
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Class: Technology. Type: Communications. Nation: Japan.

Experimental comsat. Medium-scale broadcasting satellite for experimental purposes (BSE). Launch vehicle Delta 2914. Location 110 deg E. Characteristics of satellite: Weight approx 355 kg in an early stage in orbit. Configuration - box shaped satelli te with 2 solar array panels with overall span of 8.95m. Height 3.09m, width 1.32m, length 1.19m. 3-axis stabilized attitude control. Expected life 3 years.


Specification

Total Mass: 678 kg.


Yuri Chronology


07 April 1978 Yuri 1 Program: BS. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Delta 2914. Mass: 678 kg. Perigee: 35,736 km. Apogee: 35,868 km. Inclination: 11.7 deg.

Experimental comsat. Medium-scale broadcasting satellite for experimental purposes (BSE). Launch vehicle Delta 2914-140. Launch time 2201 GMT. Location 110 deg E. Characteristics of satellite: Weight approx 355 kg in an early stage in orbit. Configuration - box shaped satelli te with 2 solar array panels with overall span of 8.95m. Height 3.09m, width 1.32m, length 1.19m. 3-axis stabilized attitude control. Expected life 3 years.



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