H-IIA 202 | IGS Radar Spare

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 Spare mission. The launch window for the Government/Top Secret mission was on Sat, Jan 31st, 2015, 8:21 PM EST from Unknown Pad, 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 Spare

A Japanese H-2A rocket will launch an Information Gathering Satellite with a radar reconnaissance payload for the Japanese government.

Location

Unknown Pad, Tanegashima, Japan

Tanegashima, Japan

Rocket

H-IIA 202

H-IIA (H2A) is an active expendable launch system operated by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) for the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency. The liquid-fueled H-IIA rockets have been used to launch satellites into geostationary orbit, to launch a lunar orbiting spacecraft, and to launch Akatsuki, which studied the planet Venus. Launches occur at the Tanegashima Space Center.

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