Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency

Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency

Government

Administrator: Hiroshi Yamakawa

Successful Launches 5

Failed Launches 1

Pending Launches 2

Agency Description

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) is Japan's national aero-space agency. Through the merger of three previously independent organizations, JAXA was formed on 1 October 2003. JAXA is responsible for research, technology development and the launch of satellites into orbit, and is involved in many more advanced missions, such as asteroid exploration and possible manned exploration of the Moon. JAXA launch their Epsilon vehicle from the Uchinoura Space Center and their H-II vehicles from the Tanegashima Space Center.

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H-IIA | XARM & SLIM

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Rocket Configs

SS-520


Height 0.00 Meters

Max Stages 3

Mass To GTO 0 kg

Liftoff Thrust 0 kN

Diameter 0.50 Meters

Mass To LEO 4 kg

Liftoff Mass 3 Tonnes


Launch Success 1

Consecutive Success 1

Maiden Flight 2018-02-03

Launch Failures 0


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SS-520


Height 9.70 Meters

Max Stages 3

Mass To GTO 0 kg

Liftoff Thrust 0 kN

Diameter 0.50 Meters

Mass To LEO 4 kg

Liftoff Mass 3 Tonnes


Launch Success 0

Consecutive Success 0

Maiden Flight 2017-01-14

Launch Failures 1


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Epsilon


Height 24.40 Meters

Max Stages 4

Mass To GTO 0 kg

Liftoff Thrust 2271 kN

Diameter 2.50 Meters

Mass To LEO 0 kg

Liftoff Mass 91 Tonnes


Launch Success 4

Consecutive Success 4

Maiden Flight 2013-09-14

Launch Failures 0


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Epsilon


Height 24.40 Meters

Max Stages 4

Mass To GTO 0 kg

Liftoff Thrust 2271 kN

Diameter 2.50 Meters

Mass To LEO 0 kg

Liftoff Mass 91 Tonnes


Launch Success 0

Consecutive Success 0

Maiden Flight 2013-09-14

Launch Failures 0


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Epsilon


Height 24.40 Meters

Max Stages 4

Mass To GTO 0 kg

Liftoff Thrust 2271 kN

Diameter 2.50 Meters

Mass To LEO 0 kg

Liftoff Mass 91 Tonnes


Launch Success 0

Consecutive Success 0

Maiden Flight 2013-09-14

Launch Failures 0


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H-IIB


Height 56.60 Meters

Max Stages 2

Mass To GTO 8000 kg

Liftoff Thrust 9000 kN

Diameter 5.20 Meters

Mass To LEO 19000 kg

Liftoff Mass 551 Tonnes


Launch Success 0

Consecutive Success 0

Maiden Flight 2009-09-10

Launch Failures 0


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Spacecraft Configs

H-II Transfer Vehicle (HTV)


Maiden Flight 2009-09-10

Active Yes

Human Rated No

Height 9.80 Metres

Diameter 4.40 Metres


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