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First Privately‐Owned Japanese Satellite in Position Over Longitude 150° East

Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology

ISSN: 0002-2667

Article publication date: 1 April 1989

Abstract

JCSAT 1, Japan's first privately‐owned commercial communications satellite, launched by Ariane 4 rocket from French Guiana on 6th March, has now been manoeuvred into geosynchronous orbit over Longitude 150°E, with its antenna and solar arrays fully deployed.

Citation

(1989), "First Privately‐Owned Japanese Satellite in Position Over Longitude 150° East", Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, Vol. 61 No. 4, pp. 22-23. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb036771

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