• Short Summary

    Japan's third scientific research satellite was successfully launched from the University of Tokyo's Space Observation Centre at Kagoshima on Monday (24 February).

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    GV&LV PAN Rocket with satellite on launcher (2 shots)
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    2.
    GV TILT UP Rocket launched and shooting up
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    3.
    GV Radar scanner
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    4.
    SV INT Technicians monitoring launch (2 shots)
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    5.
    GV Rocket in sky
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    Background: Japan's third scientific research satellite was successfully launched from the University of Tokyo's Space Observation Centre at Kagoshima on Monday (24 February).

    The University's Institute of Space and Aeronautical Science reported that the satellite, named Taiyo, was placed in an orbit very close to the one planned for it.

    Taiyo weighs 86 killogrammes (190 lbs), is octagonal in shape and is circling the earth once every 1 hour 59 minutes.

    The satellite is to be used for observation of solar waves and similar research and full scale operations will start in about two weeks time.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2E4GJ55D92KGZ3351AWQKHFJS
    Media URN:
    VLVA2E4GJ55D92KGZ3351AWQKHFJS
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/02/1975
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
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    Canister:
    N/A

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