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Ohsumi 5

Lambda 4S

Institute of Space and Astronautical Science

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Ohsumi 5

Type: Test Flight

Ohsumi was a series of five small satellites built to become the first Japanese satellite on orbit.


Lambda Pad

Uchinoura Space Center, Japan

42 rockets have launched from Uchinoura Space Center, Japan.

Lambda Pad, Uchinoura Space Center, Japan


Lambda 4S – Institute of Space and Astronautical Science

Family: Lambda
Length: 16.5 m
Diameter: 0.74 m
Launch Mass: 9 T
Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 26 kg

The Lambda 4S was manufactured by Institute of Space and Astronautical Science with the first launch on 1966-09-26. Lambda 4S has 1 successful launches and 4 failed launches with a total of 5 launches. The Lambda was an experimental Japanese expendable carrier rocket


Institute of Space and Astronautical Science

Type: Government
Abbreviation: ISAS

Launchers: Lambda

Country: JPN

ISAS is a Japanese national research organization of astrophysics using rockets, astronomical satellites and interplanetary probes which played a major role in Japan’s space development.

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