Launch VehiclesM-4S

The first generation of the Mu series was the four-stage M-4S rocket. It utilized a gravity turn for its orbital insertion, and stabilized its attitude with tail fins and spin. It could send a 180 kg satellite into low earth orbit.

M-3C L-4S

Mission by M-4S Launch Vehicle

Launch Date Mission
1972.8.19 Earth Environment Observation DENPA
1971.9.28 Japan's First Scientific Satellite SHINSEI
1971.2.16 Test Satellite TANSEI