KIKU-2(ETS-II) is NASDA's first geostationary satellite launched to acquire data on geostationary satellite launch, tracking and control, orbit maintenance and attitude control and to carry out experiments on communication equipment performance in outer space.
Kiku-2 finished its operation on December 10,1990, and left the geostationary orbit.
|Launch Vehicle||N-I Launch Vehicle (N3F)|
|Launch Site||Tanegashima Space Center|
|Orbit||Geostationary 130deg. E. longitude|