H-IIA | GCOM-W1

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries launch of a H-IIA Rocket

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

Osaki Y LP1, Tanegashima, Japan

Tanegashima, Japan
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency

Rocket

H-II

The H-II was a Japanese Satellite Launch System used in the '90s. It flew 7 times and succeeded 5. It was retired and replaced in 1999 but the H-IIA.

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. is a Japanese multinational engineering, electrical equipment and electronics company headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. MHI is one of the core companies of the Mitsubishi Group. MHI's products include aerospace components, air conditioners, aircraft, automotive components, forklift trucks, hydraulic equipment, machine tools, missiles, power generation equipment, printing machines, ships and space launch vehicles. Through its defense-related activities, it is the world's 23rd-largest defense contractor measured by 2011 defense revenues and the largest based in Japan.