GMS-5 info

From: Yoshiro Yamada <yamada_at_ysc.go.jp>
Date: Mon, 20 Mar 1995 22:01:18 -0500

>From NASDA PRESS RELEASE:

APOGEE KICK MOTOR FIRING OF "HIMAWARI-5" (GMS-5)
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02:00 PM (JST)
MARCH 19, 1995
NASDA GMS-5/H-II TF#3
TRACKING & CONTROL TEAM

NASDA transmitted the apogee kick motor (AKM) firing command of
"HIMAWARI-5" at 09:54 AM on March 19 (JST) from Tracking and Control Center at
Tsukuba Space Center.

The AKM firing and AKM adaptor separation were normal.

"HIMAWARI-5" was confirmed to have been successfully moved from
the transfer orbit to the drift orbit.

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Yoshiro Yamada | tel : +81-45-832-1166
Astronomy Section | fax : +81-45-832-1161
      Yokohama Science Center | e-mail : yamada_at_ysc.go.jp
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