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Osumi




Osumi
The first Japanese satellite. It comprised the fourth stage of an Lambda 4S launcher and transmitted in orbit for about 17 hours.


launch date Feb. 11, 1970
launch vehicle Lambda 4S
launch site Kagoshima
orbit 340 × 5,140 km × 31°
mass (at launch) 24 kg


Related categories

   • JAPANESE SPACECRAFT
   • SATELLITES AND SPACE PROBES
   • JAPAN IN SPACE