Engineering Test Satellite VII (Orihime / Hikoboshi)

(JAXA)

Kawasaki was in charge of developing the docking mechanism, the proximity sensor and the task board for the Engineering Test Satellite VII (ETS-VII), which successfully made the first remotely-controlled unmanned rendezvous docking in history.

    Launched in November 1997
    Succeeded in the first rendezvous docking in July 1998

Docking mechanism
Proximity sensor