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After delays, latest Japanese spy satellite launched

Submit on Friday, September 23rd, 2011 22:59

Rocket: H-2A/202; Payload: Information Gathering Satellite (IGS) Optical-4; Date: 23 September 2011, 0436 UTC; Launch site: Tanegashima Space Center, Japan. “The rocket was launched successfully and the satellite was separated into an orbit around the Earth later,” a JAXA official said.
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