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Sakigake (さきがけ) is the name of the a Japanese space probe which was sent on a interplanetary mission.[1]

The launch was a project of the Institute of Space and Astronautical Science of the University of Tokyo.

The satellite was launched on January 7, 1985.[2]

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  1. Sakigake was identical in construction and shape to Suisei, but carried a different payload.
  2. JAXA, "Catalogue of ISAS Missions" Archived 2014-12-31 at the Wayback Machine; retrieved 2012-4-16.

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