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1. Akari (satellite)Akari (Astro-F) is an infrared astronomy satellite developed by Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, in cooperation with institutes of Europe and Korea. It was launched on 21 February 2006 at 21:28 UTC by M-V rocket into Earth sun-synchronous orbit. After its launch it was named Akari (あかり), which means light in Japanese. Its primary mission was to survey the entire sky in near-, mid- and far-infrared, through its 68.5 cm (27.0 in) aperture telescope.
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