Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency

H-IIA 202

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Administrator: Hiroshi Yamakawa Founded: 2003 Successes: 35 Failures: 1 Pending: 6

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) is Japan's national aero-space agency. Through the merger of three previously independent organizations, JAXA was formed on 1 October 2003. JAXA is responsible for research, technology development and the launch of satellites into orbit, and is involved in many more advanced missions, such as asteroid exploration and possible manned exploration of the Moon. JAXA launch their Epsilon vehicle from the Uchinoura Space Center and their H-II vehicles from the Tanegashima Space Center.

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Launch Vehicle


H-IIA 202

Configuration: 202
Family: H-II

Vehicle Specifications


H-IIA 202
GTO: None
LEO: None
Length: None m
Diameter: None m
Launch Mass: Nonek kg
Thurst: None kN
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Earth Science


Himawari-8 is a geostationary weather satellite, collecting weather imagery over the East Asia and Western Pacific regions.

Launch Window


NET: October 7th 2014 - 05:16 UTC

Open: October 7th 2014 - 05:16 UTC

Close: October 7th 2014 - 05:16 UTC

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Tanegashima, Japan

Yoshinobu Launch Complex, Tanegashima, Japan


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Videos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kr5G9ET3NsU

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