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Sakura 3A

H-1

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries

Launch Status
Success

Mission

Sakura 3A

Type: Communications

Japanese geostationary communications satellite

Location

Unknown Pad

Tanegashima, Japan

84 rockets have launched from Tanegashima, Japan.

Unknown Pad, Tanegashima, Japan

Rocket

H-I – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries

Family: H-I
Length: 42 m
Diameter: 2.44 m
Launch Mass: 142 T
Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 3200 kg

The H-I was manufactured by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries with the first launch on 1986-08-12. H-I has 9 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 9 launches. The H-1 was a Japanese liquid-fuelled carrier rocket, consisting of a license-produced American First Stage and set of booster rockets and all-Japanese upper stages. It replaced the N-II and was subsequently replaced by the H-2 which has the same upper stages with a Japaense first stage.

Agency

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries

Type: Commercial
Abbreviation: MHI
Administration: Seiji Izumisawa
Founded: 1884
Launchers: H-I, H-II, H-III
Spacecraft: Kounotori, HTV
Country: JPN

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.

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