H-IIA 202
IGS Radar 5

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries launch of a H-IIA 202 Rocket

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Mitsubishi Heavy Industries was scheduled to launch a H-IIA 202 rocket as part of the IGS Radar 5 mission. The launch window for the Government/Top Secret mission was on Thu, Mar 16th, 2017, 9:20 PM from Yoshinobu Launch Complex, 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

IGS Radar 5

IGS Radar is a family of Japanese radar reconnaissance satellites that serve both Japan's national defense and civil natural disaster monitoring. IGS Radar 5 is the fifth generation of satellites. Equipped with synthetic aperture radar, it is able to image targets even in darkness and bad weather.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

Yoshinobu Launch Complex, Tanegashima, Japan

Tanegashima, Japan
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency

Rocket

H-IIA 202

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