Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
Launch Cost: $90,000,000
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Yoshinobu Launch Complex
86 rockets have launched from Tanegashima, Japan.
H-IIA – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
- Family: H-II
- Length: 53 m
- Diameter: 4 m
- Launch Mass: 445 T
- Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 15000 kg
The H-IIA was manufactured by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries with the first launch on 2001-08-29. H-IIA has 2 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 2 launches. H-IIA (H2A) is an active expendable launch system operated by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) for the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency. The liquid-fueled H-IIA rockets have been used to launch satellites into geostationary orbit, to launch a lunar orbiting spacecraft, and to launch Akatsuki, which studied the planet Venus. Launches occur at the Tanegashima Space Center.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries – MHI
- Type: Commercial
- Abbreviation: MHI
- Administration: President: 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.