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Japanese Payload Launches


2018 – Japan Launch, Payload

Interested in Japanese space launch vehicle activity? Please select the associated link to read about it. [exhibit:launch-vehicles]end=2018?country()=Japan?title_prefix=Japanese Orbital Launches[/exhibit]

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2017 – Japan Launch, Payload

Japanese orbital launch attempts set a new launch record for the nation in 2017. Japan attempted ## SLV launches, growing the nation’s global orbital launch activity share from... Japanese orbital…

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2016 – Japan Launch, Payload

Japan’s share of the 2016 global orbital launch market stayed around ##%, equaling the country’s ##. ## of Japan’s ## orbital launch attempts were ##, giving the country a ##%…

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2015 – Japan Launch, Payload

Japan’s number of SLVs launched during 2015 equaled their 2014 efforts. The country’s 2015 share of global orbital space launches grew, but only because the total number of SLVs launched…

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2007 – Japan Launch, Payload

Japan plans to replace the former M-V launch vehicle, which was active as recently as 2006, with an advanced solid rocket. Japan plans to replace the former M-V launch vehicle,…

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2014 – Japan Launch, Payload

Japan successfully conducted ## orbital launches in 2014, placing a variety of payloads into orbit for domestic customers. Japan’s launch rate continues its climb from a low of ## in…

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2013 – Japan Launch, Payload

Japan successfully conducted ## orbital launches in 2013, placing a variety of payloads into orbit for domestic customers. In 2013, Japan also signaled that it intends to compete in the…

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2012 – Japan Launch, Payload

Japan successfully conducted ## orbital launches in 2012. There are seven total HTV missions planned, launching roughly every year until 2016, after which the future of the HTV has yet…

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2011 – Japan Launch, Payload

The Japanese space program continued operations at its usual pace with ## launches in 2011. The first launch occurred in January and sent the second H-II Transfer Vehicle (HTV) to…

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2010 – Japan Launch, Payload

Japan conducted ## successful launches of its H-IIA rocket, compared with ## launches in 2009. The Japanese space program was also able to end a launch window restriction at its…

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