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Tansei 4



Tansei 4 was launched by Japan. The objectives of this launching were for the confirmation of the new satellite launcher M-3S rocket and testing of new technology for future satellites. All onboard instruments operated satisfactorily.

Alternate Names

  • MS-T4
  • 11706
  • Tansei4

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1980-02-17
Launch Vehicle: Mu
Launch Site: Uchinoura Space Center, Japan
Mass: 134 kg

Funding Agency

  • University of Tokyo (Japan)


  • Engineering

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

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