Japanese agency overseeing development of spacecraft. TSCJ, Japan.
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CS-1 Japanese communications satellite. One launch, 1977.12.15, Sakura. This Medium-capacity Communications Satellite for Experimental Purposes was a spin stabilized geostationary communications satellite. More...
CS-2 Japanese communications satellite. 2 launches, 1983.02.04 (Sakura 2A) to 1983.08.05 (Sakura 2B). Business communications. Launching organization NASDA (National Space Development Agency of Japan). More...
CS-3 Japanese communications satellite. 2 launches, 1988.02.19 (Sakura 3A) to 1988.09.16 (Sakura 3B). To continue communications services provided by the communications satellite 2 (CS-2). To meet increasing and diversifying demands for communications. More...
Agency Agencies or institutions overseeing design, development, construction, or operation of space-related systems. More...
BS Medium-scale broadcasting satellites for experimental purposes and communications to Japanese home islands. More...
1991 April 18 -
23:30 GMT - .
: Cape Canaveral
. Launch Complex
: Cape Canaveral LC36B
. LV Family
. Launch Vehicle
: Atlas I
. LV Configuration
: Atlas I AC-70. FAILURE
: RL-10 Centaur engine turbopump failed at T+361 seconds; destroyed by range safety.. Failed Stage
- Yuri 3H - .
Payload: BS-3H. Mass: 600 kg (1,320 lb). Nation: Japan. Agency: TSCJ. Manufacturer: Lockheed. Program: BS. Class: Communications. Type: Civilian communications satellite. Spacecraft: AS 3000. Decay Date: 1991-04-18 . COSPAR: F910418A. Apogee: 175 km (108 mi).
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