The satellite was sent into orbit on August 30, 1991. Its mission was to study the sun.
On September 12, 2005 the spacecraft burned up during reentry.
References[change | change source]
- JAXA, "Catalogue of ISAS Missions"; retrieved 2012-4-16.
Other websites[change | change source]
Media related to Yohkoh at Wikimedia Commons
- Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), Yohkoh (Solar-A) mission profile