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Daichi
Daichi
Daichi
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Japanese civilian surveillance optical and radar satellite used for cartography, regional observation, disaster monitoring, and resource surveying. It lost all power on 22 April 2011. Earth Observation, Radar satellite operated by NASDA, Japan. Launched 2006.

AKA: Advanced Land Observing Satellite;ALOS. Status: Operational 2006. First Launch: 2006-01-24. Last Launch: 2006-01-24. Number: 1 . Gross mass: 3,850 kg (8,480 lb).

It carried an L-band synthetic aperture radar, an optical 2.5-meter resolution mapping camera, and a 10-meter resolution visible/near-infrared radiometer.


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Daichi-2 Advanced Land Observing Satellite 2, placed in a noon/midnight sun-synchronous orbit. Carried the PALSAR-2 radar imager with 1 to 3 meter resolution in spotlight mode and 3 to 10 m in high resolution mode.

Family: Civilian surveillance radarsat, Surveillance. Country: Japan. Launch Vehicles: H-II, H-IIA 2022. Launch Sites: Tanegashima, Tanegashima Y. Agency: NEC, JAXA. Bibliography: 2.

2006 January 24 - . 01:33 GMT - . Launch Site: Tanegashima. Launch Complex: Tanegashima Y. LV Family: H-2. Launch Vehicle: H-IIA 2022.
  • Daichi - . Payload: ALOS-1. Mass: 3,850 kg (8,480 lb). Nation: Japan. Agency: JAXA. Manufacturer: Toshiba. Class: Surveillance. Type: Military surveillance radar satellite. Spacecraft: Daichi. USAF Sat Cat: 28931 . COSPAR: 2006-002A. Apogee: 697 km (433 mi). Perigee: 693 km (430 mi). Inclination: 98.2000 deg. Period: 98.70 min. Advanced Land Observing Satellite, which carried an L-band synthetic aperture radar, an optical 2.5-meter resolution mapping camera, and a 10-meter resolution visible/near-infrared radiometer..

2014 May 24 - . 03:05 GMT - . Launch Site: Tanegashima. Launch Complex: Tanegashima Y. LV Family: H-2. Launch Vehicle: H-IIA 202.
  • Daichi-2 - . Payload: ALOS 2. Mass: 2,120 kg (4,670 lb). Nation: Japan. Class: Surveillance. Type: Military surveillance radar satellite. Spacecraft Bus: Daichi. Spacecraft: Daichi-2. USAF Sat Cat: 39766 . COSPAR: 2014-029A. Apogee: 632 km (392 mi). Perigee: 630 km (390 mi). Inclination: 97.9200 deg. Period: 97.33 min. Advanced Land Observing Satellite 2, placed in a noon/midnight sun-synchronous orbit. Carried the PALSAR-2 radar imager with 1 to 3 meter resolution in spotlight mode and 3 to 10 m in high resolution mode..


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