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Ryusei

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1994-007A

Description

The Orbital Reentry Experiment (OREX) vehicle, renamed Ryusei after launch, was a Japanese spacecraft that was launched by an H-2 rocket from the Tanegashima space station. It acquired data related to atmospheric reentry.

Alternate Names

  • OREX
  • Orbital Re-entry Experiment
  • 22978
  • 1994-007A

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1994-02-03
Launch Vehicle: H-2
Launch Site: Tanegashima, Japan
Mass: 865 kg

Funding Agency

  • National Space Development Agency (NASDA) Japan

Discipline

  • Engineering

Additional Information

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Personnel

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