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Solar A

Also called Yohkoh


Designation 21694 / 91062A
Launch date 30 Aug 1991
Country of origin Japan
Mission Scientific: sun observation
Perigee/Apogee 516/754 km
Inclination 31.3°
Period 97.4 min
Launch vehicle Mu 3S 2
Launch site Kagoshima

Control was lost in mid-Dec 2001 (eclipse + incident).

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End of life

Decay 12 Sep 2005

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