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DEBUT (Orizuru)


The DEBUT (Deployable Boom & Umbrella Test) tested the deployment and retraction of a boom and an umbrella as an aerodynamic brake. Powered by batteries, it had only a short life time. DEBUT was launched on 7. Februar 1990 from Tanegashima on an H-1 (Serial: H-21) booster together with MOS 1b (Momo 1b) and JAS 1b (Fuji 1b, OSCAR 20). On orbit DEBUT was renamed Orizuru.

Nation: Japan
Type / Application: Technology
Operator: NASDA
Power: Batteries
Mass: 50 kg
Orbit: 911 km × 1746 km, 99.04
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
DEBUT (Orizuru) 1990-013B 07.02.1990 Ta LP-N H-1 (9 SO) with MOS 1b, JAS 1b


  • NSSDC Master Catalog: DEBUT

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