ALOS satellite launch on Jan 19

From: Kevin Fetter (
Date: Sat Jan 07 2006 - 06:24:43 EST

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    So far they plan to launch ALOS on Jan 19 between 1:33 to 1:43 UTC. 
    ALOS will be put into approx 700 km high orbit, sun sync orbit.
    Spacecraft size data
    Main body: about 6.2 m x 3.5 m x 4.0 m
    Solar array paddle: about 3.1 m x 22.2 m
    PALSAR antenna: about 8.9 m x 3.1 m
    Ah another nice bright sat to observe, and it's rocket to:)
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