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Japanese earth geodetic satellite. Experimental Geophysical Payload; new launch vehicle test flight. EGS (Ajisai). Improvement of the accuracy of domestic geodetic triangulation network. Geodesy satellite operated by NASDA, Japan. Launched 1986.

AKA: Ajisai;Experimental Geophysical Satellite. Status: Operational 1986. First Launch: 1986-08-12. Last Launch: 1986-08-12. Number: 1 . Gross mass: 685 kg (1,510 lb).

Determination of accurate location of remote islands. Clarification of the relationship between Japanese geodetic system network and those of other areas of the world. Launch vehicle H-I (two-stage). Launching organization NASDA.


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Family: Earth, Earth geodetic sat, Medium earth orbit. Country: Japan. Launch Vehicles: Thor, Delta, H-1. Launch Sites: Tanegashima, Tanegashima N. Agency: NASDA. Bibliography: 2, 279, 6, 11010, 12301.

1986 August 12 - . 20:45 GMT - . Launch Site: Tanegashima. Launch Complex: Tanegashima N. LV Family: Thor. Launch Vehicle: H-1.
  • EGS - . Payload: EGP. Mass: 685 kg (1,510 lb). Nation: Japan. Agency: NASDA. Class: Earth. Type: Geodetic satellite. Spacecraft: EGS. USAF Sat Cat: 16908 . COSPAR: 1986-061A. Apogee: 1,497 km (930 mi). Perigee: 1,479 km (919 mi). Inclination: 50.0000 deg. Period: 115.70 min.

    Experimental Geophysical Payload; new launch vehicle test flight. EGS (Ajisai). Improvement of the accuracy of domestic geodetic triangulation network. Determination of accurate location of remote islands. Clarification of the relationship between Japanese geodetic system network and those of other areas of the world. L aunch vehicle H-I (two-stage) test flight no. 1. Launch time 2045 GMT. Launching organization NASDA.



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