H-IIA 202
Himawari-8

H-IIA 202 | Himawari-8

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 Himawari-8 mission. The launch window for the Earth Science mission was on Tue, Oct 7th, 2014, 1:16 AM 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

Himawari-8

Himawari-8 is a geostationary weather satellite, collecting weather imagery over the East Asia and Western Pacific regions.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

Yoshinobu Launch Complex, Tanegashima, Japan

Tanegashima, Japan
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency

Rocket

H-IIA 202

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