IGS-6A (Optical 4)

Japan

Spacecraft nº:

Japanese spacecraft nº: 171

IGS = Information Gathering Satellite - Also called: IGS O-4, IGS-Optical 4 & Kougaku 4

Launch data:

Designation 37813 / 11050A
Launch date 23 Sep 2011 - 04:36 UT
Launch site Tanegashima, YLP-1
Launch vehicle  H-2A-202
Mission Government: Reconnaissance, Imaging
Sun-synchronous LEO Earth orbit:
Perigee / Apogee 588 x 591 km
Eccentricity 2,16E-04
Inclination 97.69 deg
Period 96.47 min

Spacecraft data:

Prime manufactor Mitsubishi Electric Corp.
Platform 
Operator Cabinet Satellite Intelligence Center (CSIC)
Mass at launch  1600 kg
Dry Mass  kg
Basic shape  
Dimension (m) 
Equipment 
Solar array 
Stabilization  
Propulsion 
DC power  
Design lifetime  5 yrs - still active


Mission details:


Ref.: #7(JR647), #226, #255 - update: 08.02.12