Taiyo (satellite)

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Taiyo (たいよう) is the name of a Japanese artificial satellite which was put into orbit.

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 February 24, 1975.[1] It entered the atmosphere and burned up on 29 June 1980.

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  1. JAXA, "Catalogue of ISAS Missions"; retrieved 2012-4-2.

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