Shinsei

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Shinsei (しんせい) is the name of the third Japanese artificial satellite which was put into orbit.[1]

The launch was a project of the Institute of Space and Astronautical Science of the University of Tokyo.

The satellite was sent into orbit on September 28, 1971.[2]

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  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Ōsumi" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 762.
  2. JAXA, "Catalogue of ISAS Missions"; retrieved 2012-4-2.

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