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SS-520-4 – Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency

  • Family: S-Series
  • Length: 9.7 m
  • Diameter: 0.5 m
  • Launch Mass: 3 T
  • Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 4 kg

The SS-520-4, manufactured by Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency established in 2003, undertook its inaugural launch on 01/14/2017. Notably, SS-520-4 has 0 successful launches and 1 failed attempts, with a cumulative tally of 1 launches, currently with 0 pending launches in the pipeline.

The fourth configuration of SS-520. It would have been the smallest and lightest vehicle to put something into orbit, but it lost telemetry and was told to abort, falling into the ocean.

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