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Mitsubishi Heavy Industries launch of a H-IIA Rocket

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Mitsubishi Heavy Industries was scheduled to launch a H-IIA rocket as part of the unknown mission. The launch window for the unknown mission was on Thu, May 17th, 2012, 12:39 PM EDT 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 and experience the excitement for yourself.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

Osaki Y LP1, Tanegashima, Japan

Tanegashima, Japan
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency

Rocket

H-II

Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) is Japan's national aero-space agency. Through the merger of three previously independent organizations, JAXA was formed on 1 October 2003. JAXA is responsible for research, technology development and the launch of satellites into orbit, and is involved in many more advanced missions, such as asteroid exploration and possible manned exploration of the Moon. JAXA launch their Epsilon vehicle from the Uchinoura Space Center and their H-II vehicles from the Tanegashima Space Center.

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