Japan sends satellite into space
Facebook Twitter google+ RSS Feed

Japan sends satellite into space

Monday, 18 December 2006, 06:00 Hrs
Printer Print Email Email
Tokyo: Japan launched one of the world's largest stationary satellites on Monday after poor weather delayed the blast-off for two days.

The 5.8-tonne test satellite Kiku Number 8 lifted off on board an H-2A rocket from the Tanegashima Space Center in the southern prefecture of Kagoshima, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency said.

The satellite is the largest launched by Japan so far. It is to test technology that will allow communication between a mobile communications device on earth and a stationary satellite.
Source: IANS
Experts on SiliconIndia
Santhosh  K
Sr. Soft. Engg.
Oracle India
Nehal Vyas
Sr. Team Lead
Cyberoam Tech.
Rani Malli
Sr. Director
Philips
Sr. Executive
ISB
Vijay Balkrishna Konduskar
Business Consultant
Imans Web Tech
Dr L P  Sharma
Technical Director
NIC
Reena Khanna
Founder
Solitaireworld
Dellas  Asse
sys-network admin
Computer Station
Write your comment now
Submit Reset