M-V – IHI Corporation Family: Mu Length: 30.8 meters Diameter: 2.5 meters Launch Mass: 137 Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 1800 The M-V was manufactured by IHI Corporation with the first launch on 1997-02-12. M-V has 0 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 0 launches. The M-V rocket also called Mu-5 was a Japanese solid-fuel rocket designed to launch scientific satellites. Manufacturer IHI Corporation is a Commercial JPN entity that was founded in and is administered by . IHI Corporation has 0 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 0 launches.