The launch was a project of the Institute of Space and Astronautical Science of the University of Tokyo. The name of the satellite means "light blue", which is the school color of the University of Tokyo.
The satellite was sent into orbit on February 16, 1971.
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- Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), Tansei (MS-T1) mission profile Archived 2012-09-05 at the Wayback Machine