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N-2 – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries

Length: 35 m
Diameter: 2.44 m
Launch Mass: 132 T
Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 2000 kg

The N-2 was manufactured by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries with the first launch on 1981-02-11. N-2 has 8 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 8 launches. The N-II or N-2 was a derivative of the American Delta rocket, produced under licence in Japan. It replaced the N-I-rocket in Japanese use. It used a Thor-ELT first stage, a Delta-F second stage, nine Castor SRMs, and on most flights either a Star-37E or Burner-2 upper stage, identical to the US Delta 0100 series configurations. Eight were launched between 1981 and 1987, before it was replaced by the H-I, which featured Japanese-produced upper stages. All eight launches were successful.


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 President: Seiji Izumisawa.

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has 46 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 46 launches.
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