Kounotori 7 (HTV-7)

H-IIB 304

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries

Launch Status
Success

Mission

Kounotori 7 (HTV-7)

Type: Resupply

Uncrewed cargo resupply mission to International Space Station.

Location

Osaki Y LP2

Tanegashima, Japan

35 launches have been at this location.

Osaki Y LP2, Tanegashima, Japan

Rocket

H-IIB

Length: 56.6 meters
Diameter: 5.2 meters
First Launched: September 10, 2009

H-IIB (H2B) is an expendable launch system used to launch H-II Transfer Vehicles (HTV, or Kounotori) towards the International Space Station. H-IIB rockets are liquid-fuelled with solid-fuel strap-on boosters and are launched from the Tanegashima Space Center in Japan. Mitsubishi and JAXA have been primarily responsible for design, manufacture, and operation of H-IIB.

The H-IIB rocket has been launched a total of 9 times with 9 successful and 0 failed launches.

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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