Wakata

(1988 XT )
CURRENT POSITION: 17 TAU 20
Incl: 0.85934
Eccent: 0.0950989
Period: 3.3827407899541 years
AU 2.2533695
Type: 0000

Discovery Chart

3.12.1988 14:30 Kitami 143e47 43n46 observations 1

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Named in honor of Kouichi Wakata, chosen by NASDA as the astronaut in 1992 among 372 applicants, after receiving a master’s degree in applied dynamics at the University of Kyushu and working for Japan Air Lines. In January 1996 he was on board the space shuttle Endeavor and succeeded in recovering a Japanese satellite. (M 29146)

Avastatud: 3-12-1988 Avastamiskoht: Kitami Avastajad: Endate, K., Watanabe, K.

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