SFU (Space Flyer Unit)
A Japanese satellite carrying materials science, astronomy, and biological
experiments. Launched by NASDA (National Space
Development Agency), it was retrieved by the Space Shuttle (STS-72) about
10 months later on Jan. 20, 1996.
||Mar. 18, 1995
||471 × 483 km × 28.5°
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