H-IIA 202 – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Family: H-II meters Length: 53 meters Diameter: 4 meters Launch Mass: 285 Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 10000 The H-IIA 202 was manufactured by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries with the first launch on 2001-08-29. H-IIA 202 has 22 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 22 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. Manufacturer 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. Mitsubishi Heavy Industries is a Commercial JPN entity that was founded in 1884 and is administered by Seiji Izumisawa. Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has 36 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 36 launches.