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Overview

Destination: Elliptical Orbit
Mission: Earth Science

Elliptical Orbit Mu Center Uchinoura Space Center, Japan

Japanese upper atmosphere research satellite

Mu-3S-II

Family:
Configuration: S-II

The Mu, also known as M, was a series of Japanese solid-fuelled carrier rockets, which were launched from Uchinoura between 1966 and 2006. Originally developed by Japan's Institute of Space and Astronautical Science, Mu rockets were later operated by Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency following ISAS becoming part of it.

Specifications
  • Stages
    4
  • Length
    27.8 m
  • Diameter
    1.41 m
  • Fairing Diameter
    1.41 m
  • Launch Mass
    61 T
  • Thrust
    1930 kN
Family
  • Name
    Mu-3S-II
  • Family
  • Variant
    S-II
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Mu-3S-II
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
    800 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity


In-active Cargo Unmanned
Destination:
Serial Number:

Details

Institute of Space and Astronautical Science

Institute of Space and Astronautical Science

(ISAS)

Successes: 24 Failures: 8 Pending: 0

Agency Type:

ISAS is a Japanese national research organization of astrophysics using rockets, astronomical satellites and interplanetary probes which played a major role in Japan's space development.

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Uchinoura Space Center, Japan

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