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Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies / Regional voices: Chubu
Apr 19, 2021
With lower launch costs, Japan's next-gen H3 rocket aims for global success
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency are hoping to attract a wide range of commercial demand, including satellite launches for organizations overseas.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Feb 10, 2020
Japan launches spy satellite to keep eye on North Korea
Japan has put a new spy satellite into orbit that is expected to help the government capture images of North Korean missile sites.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 16, 2019
Japan to launch intelligence-gathering satellite in January
An H-IIA rocket carrying a government optical intelligence-gathering satellite is scheduled for launch in January, according to Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Science & Health
Oct 29, 2018
Japan puts upgraded greenhouse gas observation satellite Ibuki-2 into orbit
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) successfully launched on Monday an H-IIA rocket carrying Japan's Ibuki-2 greenhouse gas observation satellite and an Earth observation satellite made by United Arab Emirates, putting both into orbit.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Science & Health
Jun 12, 2018
Japan launches H-IIA rocket carrying intelligence-gathering satellite
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency on Tuesday launched an H-IIA rocket carrying a radar-type intelligence-gathering government satellite from the Tanegashima Space Center in Kagoshima Prefecture.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Feb 27, 2018
Japan launches H-IIA rocket carrying reconnaissance satellite
An H-IIA rocket carrying a government intelligence-gathering satellite was launched Tuesday from the Tanegashima Space Center in Kagoshima Prefecture.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Science & Health
Dec 20, 2016
Upgraded Epsilon solid fuel rocket places satellite in orbit
An upgraded solid fuel rocket was successfully launched Tuesday from the Uchinoura Space Center in Kagoshima Prefecture, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency said.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Science & Health
Feb 17, 2016
H-IIA rocket carries astronomy satellite into space
An H-IIA rocket carrying an X-ray astronomy satellite lifts off successfully from the Tanegashima Space Center in Kagoshima Prefecture.
JAPAN
Feb 12, 2016
Weather forces JAXA to scrub launch of H-IIA rocket carrying X-ray astronomy satellite
The launch of a rocket carrying a new X-ray astronomy satellite has been postponed from the initially planned time Friday due to bad weather, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. said Thursday.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Science & Health
Nov 24, 2015
Japanese H-IIA rocket carries first commercial satellite into orbit
An H-IIA rocket carrying a Canadian communications satellite lifted off Tuesday, marking the first time a commercial satellite has been launched into space by the Japanese-built platform.
JAPAN
Jan 29, 2015
Bad weather delays launch of intelligence satellite
The launch of a rocket carrying a backup radar system for a government intelligence gathering was postponed Thursday by bad weather.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 7, 2014
High-tech Himawari-8 weather satellite launched
A satellite was launched Tuesday from the Tanegashima Space Center in Kagoshima Prefecture in a bid to improve the accuracy of weather forecasts related to natural disasters.
JAPAN
Sep 30, 2014
Hayabusa2 asteroid probe set for November launch
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency will launch its Hayabusa2 asteroid explorer aboard an H-IIA rocket from the Tanegashima Space Center in Kagoshima Prefecture on Nov. 30, officials said Tuesday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 20, 2014
JAXA-NASA observatory to improve ability to analyze global precipitation
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) on Friday revealed the details of a global precipitation observatory that will be put into orbit next month.

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