Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency

H-IIA

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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

Configuration: A 204
Family: H-II

Vehicle Specifications


H-IIA 204
GTO: None
LEO: None
Length: None m
Diameter: None m
Launch Mass: Nonek kg
Thurst: None kN
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Communications


At an orbital location of 15° West, Telstar 12 VANTAGE will provide coverage of the Americas, Europe, Africa and the Middle East, as well as high traffic maritime zones in the Mediterranean, North Sea, Caribbean and the South Atlantic. The satellite contains 52 Ku-band transponders at 36 MHz.

Launch Window


NET: November 24th 2015 - 06:50 UTC

Open: November 24th 2015 - 06:23 UTC

Close: November 24th 2015 - 08:07 UTC

Watch the Launch



Tanegashima, Japan

Unknown Pad, Tanegashima, Japan


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Videos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5hZo7RTSBXY

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