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L-4S

L-4S #5 on the pad

Version Strap-On Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3 Stage 4
L-4S 2 × SB-310 L-735 L-735(1/3) L-500 L-480S
No:   TypeNo:   Type:           Date:         LS         Payload

 8     1        L-4S            26.09.1966 F  Ka LP-L    Ohsumi (#1)
 9     2        L-4S            20.12.1966 F  Ka LP-L    Ohsumi (#2)
11     3        L-4S            13.04.1967 F  Ka LP-L    Ohsumi (#3)
14     4        L-4S            22.09.1969 F  Ka LP-L    Ohsumi (#4)
16     5        L-4S            11.02.1970    Ka LP-L    Ohsumi (#5)


Failures:

Flight  8:       Stage 4 attitude control failed
Flight  9:       Stage 4 failed to ignite
Flight 11:       Stage 4 failed to ignite
Flight 13:       Stage 3 collided with Stage 4
Flight 14:       Stage 3 collided with Stage 4


Launch sites:

Ka  = Kagoshima Space Center / Uchinoura Space Center, Kagoshima, Kyushu, Japan Japan