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IGS OPTICAL 5

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2015-015A

Description

The IGS Optical 5 ) is the first of the third generation Japanese optical reconnaissance satellite. The satellites are operated by the Cabinet Satellite Information Center. The satellite serves both Japan's national defense and civil natural disaster monitoring.

Alternate Names

  • 40538
  • IGSOPTICAL5

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2015-03-26
Launch Vehicle: H-2A
Launch Site: Tanegashima, Japan

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Japan)

Discipline

  • Surveillance and Other Military

Additional Information

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

 
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