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Launch Vehicle Family | Mitsubishi Heavy Industries launch vehicle series.

H-IIA Launch Vehicle

  • H-IIA Launch Vehicle

    The move toward a launch vehicle series will help us reduce costs and provide a wider range of launch capabilities while assuring reliability using the proven technologies acquired through the development of the H-II.

  • H2A202 Launch Vehicle ConfigurationH2A202 Launch Vehicle Configuration

    The H2A202 is the H-IIA standard type of this series. Two solid rocket boosters (SRB-A) are equipped. Capable of launching up to four (4) metric tons into Geostationary Transfer Orbit (GTO).

  • H2A204 Launch Vehicle ConfigurationH2A204 Launch Vehicle Configuration

    Four solid rocket boosters (SRB-A) are attached. The H2A204 configuration is also capable of launching six (6) metric tons into Geostationary Transfer Orbit (GTO).

H-IIB Launch Vehicle

H2B Launch Vehicle

In September 2009, H-IIB Test Flight (H-IIB TF1) successfully launched the H-II Transfer Vehicle (HTV) Demonstration Flight into orbit. Customers in the global satellite market from all around the world responded with piqued interest. MHI successfully completed the missions of the H-IIB flight No.2 and No.3, and then we started the launch services of the H-IIB from flight No.4 in 2013. Currently, the HTV is the main payload for the H-IIB launch vehicle Not long into the future, however, we plan to add the H-IIB launch vehicle to our launch service lineup. Until then, we will continue to build experience with our HTV missions. The success of the H-IIB launches will allow us to deliver larger satellites to respond to many of the new needs emerging in the global market.

  • H2B Launch Vehicle ConfigurationH2B Launch Vehicle Configuration

    The H2B is heavier version compared to the current H-IIA launch vehicle. The H-IIB has capability of launching about eight (8) metric tons into Geostationary Transfer Orbit (GTO).

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