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|Mission duration||12 years (planned)|
|Start of mission|
|Launch date||12 April 2006|
JCSAT-5A, formerly JCSAT-9, is a Japanese telecommunications satellite. It was launched by a Sea Launch Zenit 3SL rocket on the 12 April 2006 from the offshore Ocean Odyssey launch platform. Launch occurred at 23:29:59 GMT. Separation from the launch vehicle occurred at 00:38:02 GMT, and it is now in a geosynchronous orbit.
- Krebs, Gunter. "JCSat 9 (JCSAT 5A, N-Star d)". Gunter's Space Page. Retrieved 31 July 2010.
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