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MCE

MCE [JAXA]

The MCE (Multi-mission Consolidated Equipment) is an experimental payload serving on the International Space Station (ISS)

The MCE launched to the ISS on a Japanese HTV 3 (Kounotori 3), and was transferred and installed via Extravehicular Robotics (EVR) on the JEF (JEM-EF) exposed facility of the Japanese JEM module.

SCaN-Testbed was deorbited

Nation: Japan
Type / Application: Technolgy
Operator: JAXA
Contractors: JAXA
Equipment:
Configuration: Attached ISS payload
Propulsion: None
Power: Via ISS
Lifetime: 7 years
Mass:
Orbit: 400 km × 400 km, 51.6 (typical)
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
MCE N/A 21.07.2012 Ta YLP-2 H-2B-304 with HTV 3 (Kounotori 3), SCaN-Testbed, Raiko, WE WISH, FITSat 1, F 1, TechEdSat 1

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