LAUNCH CENTER

Launch Image
Success
Tue Sep 10 2002
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency

USERS

Launch Successful
LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

September 10, 2002 at 4:20 AM EDT

(September 10, 2002 at 8:20 AM UTC)

Launch Window Start

September 10, 2002 at 4:20 AM EDT

(September 10, 2002 at 8:20 AM UTC)

Launch Window End

September 10, 2002 at 4:20 AM EDT

(September 10, 2002 at 8:20 AM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

Location

No Recovery Specified

Type

No Recovery Specified

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    MISSION OVERVIEW
    • Type: Planetary Science
    • USERS (Unmanned Space Experiment Recovery System) was a Japanese microgravity experimental satellite. After 8.5 months in orbit, a reentry vehicle was to be returned to earth with the materials manufacturered in space.
    COMPLEX OVERVIEW

    Location

    Tanegashima Space Center, Japan

    Pad

    Yoshinobu Launch Complex LP-1