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Exos B

Also called Jikiken which means "magnetosphere"


Designation 11027 / 78087A
Launch date 16 Sep 1978
Country of origin Japan
Mission Scientific: magnetophere study
Perigee/Apogee 246/21151 km
Inclination 31.4°
Period 370.2 min
Launch vehicle Mu 3H
Launch site Kagoshima
Mass at launch 92 kg

Initial orbit: probably 230 km x 30558 km x 31° x 525 min
103 m antenna

End of life

Decay 23 Apr 2018

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