National Space Development Agency of Japan
- Type: Astrophysics
- Orbit: Geostationary Orbit
Japanese experimental geostationary satellite
Osaki Launch Complex
Tanegashima Space Center, Japan
Osaki Launch Complex has witnessed the launch of 24 rockets, including 24 orbital launch attempts, while Tanegashima Space Center, Japan, has been the site for 89 rocket launches.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries N-I
The N-I or N-1 was a derivative of the American Thor-Delta rocket, produced under licence in Japan. It used a Thor-ELT first stage, a Mitsubishi Heavy Industries-designed LE-3 engine was used as a second stage, and three Castor SRMs. Seven were launched between 1975 and 1982, before it was replaced by the N-II.