Superbird 6 - .
Mass: 3,100 kg (6,800 lb). Nation: Japan.
Type: Civilian communications satellite. Spacecraft: HS 601.
USAF Sat Cat: 28218 . COSPAR: 2004-011A. Apogee: 35,797 km (22,243 mi). Perigee: 35,775 km (22,229 mi). Inclination: 0.00 deg. Period: 1,436.10 min. The satellite was to provide Ka and Ku band communications for Japan's Space Communications Corporation..