The Advanced Land Observing Satellite (ALOS), a Japanese satellite, also known as DAICHI, was launched in 2006 by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA).
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Specifications of ALOS / "DAICHI"
|Launched||January 24, 2006|
|Launch vehicle Launching rocket||H-IIA Rocket|
|Launch site||Tanegashima Space Center|
|Satellite mass||Approximately 4 tons|
|Power generation||Approximately 7 kW (end-of-life)|
|End of operation||May 12, 2011|
|Satellite orbit||Sun-synchronized return orbit
Repeat cycle 46 days
Subcycle: 2 days
Orbit altitude 691.65km
|Attitude determination accuracy||Within 2.0 x 10-4° (offline; GCP available)|
|Position determination accuracy||Within 1 m (offline)|
|Data transmission rate||240 Mbps (via data relay satellite)
120 Mbps (direct transmission mode)
|Onboard data recorder||Solid state data recorder (90 gigabytes)|