Himawari-6

Overview

Destination: Geostationary Orbit
Mission: Communications

Geostationary Orbit Yoshinobu Launch Complex Tanegashima, Japan

Multi-functional satellite providing communications and navigational services for aircraft, and provide weather data to users throughout the entire Asia-Pacific region, as far south as Australia / New Zealand.

H-IIA 2022

Family: H-II
Configuration: IIA 2022

The H-IIA rocket family is an expendable launch system operated by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries for the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency. The liquid fuelled rocket has been used to launch satellites, lunar spacecraft and planetary science craft.

Specifications
  • Stages
    2
  • Length
    53.0 m
  • Diameter
    4.0 m
  • Fairing Diameter
    4.0 m
  • Launch Mass
    316 T
  • Thrust
Family
  • Name
    H-IIA 2022
  • Family
    H-II
  • Variant
    IIA 2022
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    H-IIA 2022
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
    4500 kg
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries

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Seiji Izumisawa Founded: 1884 Successes: 82 Failures: 3 Pending: 9

Agency Type: Commercial

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. is a Japanese multinational engineering, electrical equipment and electronics company headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. MHI is one of the core companies of the Mitsubishi Group. MHI's products include aerospace components, air conditioners, aircraft, automotive components, forklift trucks, hydraulic equipment, machine tools, missiles, power generation equipment, printing machines, ships and space launch vehicles. Through its defense-related activities, it is the world's 23rd-largest defense contractor measured by 2011 defense revenues and the largest based in Japan.

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Tanegashima, Japan

Yoshinobu Launch Complex


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