H-IIA 202
KhalifaSat & GOSAT-2

H-IIA 202 | KhalifaSat & GOSAT-2

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries launch of a H-IIA 202 Rocket

Watch Launch Video 1   |   Video 2   |   Video 3   |   Video 4   |   Video 5

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries was scheduled to launch a H-IIA 202 rocket as part of the KhalifaSat & GOSAT-2 mission. The launch window for the Earth Science mission was on Mon, Oct 29th, 2018, 12:08 AM from Osaki Y LP1, Tanegashima, Japan. The status of the launch was Success. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the H-IIA 202 and experience the excitement for yourself.


Mission

KhalifaSat & GOSAT-2

KhalifaSat is an Earth observation satellite for UAE. KhalifaSat will provide high-resolution imagery of Earth to be used for various purposes, including urban planning, change monitoring, area classification, monitoring environmental change and aiding relief efforts for natural disasters. GOSAT 2 (Greenhouse gases Observing SATellite 2) is a Japanese satellite dedicated to greenhouse gas measurement from space. It's a follow on to the GOSAT mission and includes such improvements as an ability to gather more precise data and monitor carbon monoxide concentrations.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

Osaki Y LP1, Tanegashima, Japan

Tanegashima, Japan
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency

Rocket

H-IIA 202

View More Rocket Launches