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Mon Sep 30 2024
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries

IGS Radar-8

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LAUNCH PREVIEW

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(12:00 AM UTC)

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(12:00 AM UTC)

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(12:00 AM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

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Rocket Details

Name:

H-IIA 202

Description:

H-IIA (H2A) is an active expendable launch system operated by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) for the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency. The liquid-fueled H-IIA rockets have been used to launch satellites into geostationary orbit, to launch a lunar orbiting spacecraft, and to launch Akatsuki, which studied the planet Venus. Launches occur at the Tanegashima Space Center.

H-IIA 202 rocket
MISSION OVERVIEW
  • Type: Government/Top Secret
  • The IGS-Radar 8 is a Japanese radar reconnaissance satellite. The satellite is operated by the Cabinet Satellite Information Center. The satellite serves both Japan's national defense and civil natural disaster monitoring.
COMPLEX OVERVIEW

Location

Tanegashima Space Center, Japan

Pad

Yoshinobu Launch Complex LP-1