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RAISE-3 & others


Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency

Launch Status


RAISE-3 & others

Type: Technology
Launch Cost: $39,000,000

RAISE-3 (RApid Innovative payload demonstration Satellite-3) was a satellite for on-orbit demonstrations of 7 demonstration components and equipment selected by public solicitation. The satellite was to be operated in response to requests from the demonstration theme proposers, and will provide experimental data of the demonstration devices and environmental data during the experiments.

The launch is also carrying QPS-SAR 3 & 4 radar Earth observation satellites for iQPS, and 5 cubesats for various Japanese institutions & companies.


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Mission patch for RAISE-3 & others


Mu Center

Uchinoura Space Center, Japan

43 rockets have launched from Uchinoura Space Center, Japan.

Mu Center, Uchinoura Space Center, Japan


Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency – JAXA

  • Type: Government
  • Abbreviation: JAXA
  • Administration: Administrator: Hiroshi Yamakawa
  • Founded: 2003
  • Launchers: H-II
  • Country: JPN

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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