From: Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)
Posted: Tuesday, January 24, 2006
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) started the deployment of the Data Relay Satellite Communication Antenna (DRC) of the Daichi from 9:37 a.m., January 25 (Japan Standard Time, JST), and confirmed that it had been successfully completed through telemetry data received at 9:44 a.m. January 25 (JST).
DRC deployment images are shown in the attached sheets.
The satellite is in a stable condition.
The next press release is scheduled to be issued at around 3:00 p.m. on January 26 (JST)
Prior to deployment
Data Relay Satellite Communication Antenna (DRC)
Deployment Sequence Image
* This information is also available on the following website: http://h2a.jaxa.jp/index_e.html
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