Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency

H-II

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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-II

Configuration: A
Family: H-II

Vehicle Specifications


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


X-Ray Astronomy Recovery Mission (XARM) is a replacement for the Hitomi satellite that malfunctioned few weeks after the launch. Smart Lander for Investigating Moon (SLIM) is a lunar probe that will target a landing on a small crater in Mare Nectaris, an area located near the moon’s equator on the side facing Earth.

Launch Window


NET: January 1st 2021 - 00:00 UTC

Open: January 1st 2021 - 00:00 UTC

Close: January 1st 2021 - 00:00 UTC

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Tanegashima, Japan

Unknown Pad, Tanegashima, Japan


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