Myojo was a NASDA (National Space Development Agency of Japan) payload attached to the H-2 launch vehicle to monitor the rocket's performance, confirm the accuracy of the H-2 orbit injection, and collect data on the environment of the payload equipment; "Myojo" means "Venus". It was also known as the Vehicle Evaluation Payload (VEP).
|launch date||Feb 3, 1994|
|orbit||449 × 36,261 km × 28.6°|
|total mass||2,391 kg|