LAUNCH CENTER

Launch Image
Success
Wed Jan 24 1990
Institute of Space and Astronautical Science

Hiten

Launch Successful
LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

January 24, 1990 at 6:46 AM EST

(January 24, 1990 at 11:46 AM UTC)

Launch Window Start

January 24, 1990 at 6:46 AM EST

(January 24, 1990 at 11:46 AM UTC)

Launch Window End

January 24, 1990 at 6:46 AM EST

(January 24, 1990 at 11:46 AM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

Location

No Recovery Specified

Type

No Recovery Specified

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    MISSION OVERVIEW
    • Type: Robotic Exploration
    • Japanese experimental satellite inserted in a highly elliptical Earth orbit which released a small satellite named Hagoromo into orbit around the Moon.
    COMPLEX OVERVIEW

    Location

    Uchinoura Space Center, Japan

    Pad

    Mu Center