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L class




 
L-2 #1 [ISAS]

 
L-3 #1 [ISAS]

 
L-3H [ISAS]

L-4S #5 [ISAS]

L-4SC #4 [ISAS]

L-4T #1 [ISAS]

Vehicle Strap-On Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3 Stage 4
L-2 * 2 × SB-310 L-735 K-420 - -
L-3 * 2 × SB-310 L-735 K-420 Kappa-8 -
L-3H * 2 × SB-310 L-735 L-735(1/3) L-500 -
L-4S 2 × SB-310 L-735 L-735(1/3) L-500 L-480S
L-4SC * 2 × SB-310 L-735 L-735(1/3) L-500 L-480S
L-4T * 2 × SB-310 L-735 L-735(1/3) L-500 L-480S
 

No:   TypeNo:   Type:           Date:         LS         Payload

 1     1        L-2             24.08.1963  * Ka LP-L    ?
 2     2        L-2             11.12.1963  * Ka LP-L    ?
 3     1        L-3             11.07.1964  * Ka LP-L    ?
 4     2        L-3             31.01.1964  * Ka LP-L    ?
 5     3        L-3             28.03.1965  * Ka LP-L    ?
 6     1        L-3H            05.03.1966  * Ka LP-L    ?
 7     2        L-3H            23.07.1966  * Ka LP-L    ?
 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)
10     3        L-3H            06.02.1967  * Ka LP-L    ?
11     3        L-4S            13.04.1967 F  Ka LP-L    Ohsumi (#3)
12     4        L-3H            16.01.1969  * Ka LP-L    ?
13     1        L-4T            03.09.1969 F* Ka LP-L    ?
14     4        L-4S            22.09.1969 F  Ka LP-L    Ohsumi (#4)
15     5        L-3H            21.01.1970  * Ka LP-L    ?
16     5        L-4S            11.02.1970    Ka LP-L    Ohsumi (#5)
17     6        L-3H            19.09.1970  * Ka LP-L    ?
18     1        L-4SC           20.08.1971 F* Ka LP-L    ?
19     7        L-3H            03.09.1971  * Ka LP-L    ?
20     2        L-4SC           28.01.1973  * Ka LP-L    ?
21     8        L-3H            22.01.1974  * Ka LP-L    ?
22     3        L-4SC           20.08.1974  * Ka LP-L    ?
23     4        L-4SC           30.08.1976  * Ka LP-L    ?
24     9        L-3H            16.08.1977  * Ka LP-L    ?


Launch sites:

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


Launch 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