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DSN 2

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2017-005A

Description

The payload, DSN-2, will be operated by DSN Corporation, a joint venture between the SKY Perfect JSAT Group, NEC and NTT Communications. It is the first satellite to be launched for DSN, which aims to provide military communications services to the Japanese armed forces until at least 2030.

Alternate Names

  • 41940
  • Kirameki 2
  • DSN2

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2017-01-24
Launch Vehicle: H-2A
Launch Site: Tanegashima, Japan

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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