H-IIA 202 H-IIA 202
IGS Radar-7

The IGS-Radar 7 is a Japanese radar reconnaissance satellite. The satellite is operated by the Cabinet Satellite Information Center. The satellite serves both Japan's national defense and civil natural disaster monitoring.

Mission Type Government/Top Secret
Orbit Sun-Synchronous Orbit
H-IIA 202
H-IIA 202

H-IIA (H2A) is an active expendable launch system operated by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) for the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency. The liquid-fueled H-IIA rockets have been used to launch satellites into geostationary orbit, to launch a lunar orbiting spacecraft, and to launch Akatsuki, which studied the planet Venus. Launches occur at the Tanegashima Space Center.

Manufacturer Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
Thrust 2260kN
Length 53m
Diameter 4m
LEO Capacity 10000kg
GTO Capacity 4100kg
Launch Cost $90m
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries

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.

Type Commercial
Administrator Seiji Izumisawa
Launch Vehicles H-I, H-II, H-III
Spacecraft Kounotori, HTV
Yoshinobu Launch Complex
Yoshinobu Launch Complex
Location Tanegashima, Japan
Total Launches 39
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