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

Yoshinobu Launch Complex, Tanegashima, Japan

Tanegashima, Japan
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency

Rocket

H-IIA 202

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