Kyokko was a Japanese satellite, launched by ISAS (Institute
of Space and Astronautical Science), that investigated and sent back images
of aurorae from orbit. Kyokko, which means "aura," was known as Exos-A before launch.
||Feb. 4, 1978
||630 × 3,970 km × 65°
|mass (at launch)
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