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IGS 3A

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2006-037A

Description

IGS 3A (Information Gathering Satellite 3A) is a Japanese photo- reconnaissance military satellite that was launched at 04:35 UT on 11 September 2006 by a H-2A rocket from Tanegashima Space Center. It is the third such spy satellite since 2003.

Alternate Names

  • Information Gathering Satellite 3A
  • 29393

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2006-09-11
Launch Vehicle: H-2A
Launch Site: Tanegashima, Japan

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Japan)

Discipline

  • Surveillance and Other Military

Additional Information

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

 
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