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Laser Ranging Experiment


Designation 26898 / 01038A
Launch date 29 Aug 2001
Country of origin Japan
Mission Geodesy
Perigee/Apogee 271/36214 km
Inclination 28°
Period 642 min
Launch vehicle First H2A

LRE contains 126 laser retroreflectors and weighs 86 kg (50 cm diameter). Operated by NASDA.

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