Japan puts pair of new satellites into orbit

Jan 28, 2013

Japan puts pair of new satellites into orbit

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. on Sunday successfully launched a radar satellite and an optical satellite using an H-IIA rocket. The rocket lifted off at 1:40 p.m. from JAXA’s Tanegashima Space Center on Tanegashima Island in Kagoshima Prefecture, and ...