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Platform: GMS-5 > Geostationary Meteorological Satellite-5
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Orbit
Orbit Altitude: 36,000 km
Orbit Type: GEO > Geosynchronous > Geostationary
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Description
The Geostationary Meteorological Satellite series are spin-stabilized satellites. They have been developed to contribute to the improvement of Japan's meteorological services and the development of ... View entire text
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Platform Logistics:
Design Life: 5 YEARS
Launch Date: 1995-03-18
Launch Site: Tanegashima Island, Japan
Primary Sponsors:
JAPAN/JAXA
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