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JCSAT 8

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2002-015A

Description

JCSAT 8 is a Japanese geosynchronous communications spacecraft that was launched by an Ariane 44L rocket from Kourou at 01:29 UT on 29 March 2002. The 2.5 tonne satellite will provide direct-to-home TV broadcast to Japan, East Asia, Australia and Hawaii after parking over 154 deg-E longitude.

Alternate Names

  • 27399
  • JCSAT8

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2002-03-29
Launch Vehicle: Ariane 44L
Launch Site: Kourou, French Guiana

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Japan)

Discipline

  • Communications

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

 
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