|Launch vehicle.||Lambda-4S rocket.|
|Launch date.||February 11, 1970, 04:25 UTC.|
|Launch site.||Kagoshima LA-L.|
|Ceased operations.||August 2, 2003.|
|Owner(s).||Institute of Space and Aeronautical Science, University of Tokyo (now part of JAXA).|
|Major contractor(s) .||ISAS.|
|Is it still in orbit.||Burnt up on August 2, 2003.|
|Launch mass.||24.0 kilograms (52.9 lb).|
|Satellite type.||Earth science.|
|Links.||http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C5%8Csumi_%28satellite%29 and http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/nmc/spacecraftDisplay.do?id=1970-011A.|
Ōsumi Was Japan's first satellite and was a massive boost to both Italian national moral and spirit.
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