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ETS 3

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1982-087A

Description

ETS 3 was launched by Japan. The satellite nickname is Kiku-4. Objectives were to test the 3-axis attitude control function, solar array paddle deployment, thermal control, and instrument functions.

Alternate Names

  • 13492
  • KIKU-4
  • Engineering Test Sat. 3
  • ETS3
  • 1982-087A

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1982-09-03
Launch Vehicle: N-1
Launch Site: Tanegashima, Japan
Mass: 385 kg

Funding Agency

  • National Space Development Agency (NASDA) Japan

Disciplines

  • Engineering
  • Earth Science

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Dr. Dieter K. Bilitza

 

Personnel

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