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MT-135JA


Japanese sounding rocket.

Height: 3.30 m (10.80 ft).
Diameter: 0.14 m (0.45 ft).
Apogee: 50 km (31 mi).
First Launch: 1985.01.30.
Last Launch: 1985.09.25.
Number: 11 .

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Associated Countries
See also
  • MT-135 The MT-135 was a small single-stage sounding rocket designed to collect data on the middle atmosphere, such as ozone layer depletion. More...

Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
  • Nissan Japanese manufacturer of rocket engines and rockets. Nissan, Japan. More...

Associated Launch Sites
  • Syowa Base Sounding rocket launch location known to have been used for 54 launches from 1970 to 1985, reaching up to 222 kilometers altitude. More...

Associated Stages

MT-135JA Chronology


1985 January 30 - . 14:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Syowa Base. LV Family: MT-135. Launch Vehicle: MT-135JA. LV Configuration: MT-135JA-1.
  • Meteorological mission - . Nation: Japan. Agency: NIPR. Apogee: 60 km (37 mi).

1985 March 26 - . 14:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Syowa Base. LV Family: MT-135. Launch Vehicle: MT-135JA. LV Configuration: MT-135JA-2.
  • Meteorological mission - . Nation: Japan. Agency: NIPR. Apogee: 60 km (37 mi).

1985 June 28 - . 13:35 GMT - . Launch Site: Syowa Base. LV Family: MT-135. Launch Vehicle: MT-135JA. LV Configuration: MT-135JA-3.
  • Meteorological mission - . Nation: Japan. Agency: NIPR. Apogee: 61 km (37 mi).

1985 June 28 - . 16:16 GMT - . Launch Site: Syowa Base. LV Family: MT-135. Launch Vehicle: MT-135JA. LV Configuration: MT-135JA-5.
  • Meteorological mission - . Nation: Japan. Agency: NIPR. Apogee: 71 km (44 mi).

1985 June 28 - . 18:10 GMT - . Launch Site: Syowa Base. LV Family: MT-135. Launch Vehicle: MT-135JA. LV Configuration: MT-135JA-6.
  • Meteorological mission - . Nation: Japan. Agency: NIPR. Apogee: 73 km (45 mi).

1985 June 28 - . 20:02 GMT - . Launch Site: Syowa Base. LV Family: MT-135. Launch Vehicle: MT-135JA. LV Configuration: MT-135JA-7.
  • Meteorological mission - . Nation: Japan. Agency: NIPR. Apogee: 69 km (42 mi).

1985 June 28 - . 21:58 GMT - . Launch Site: Syowa Base. LV Family: MT-135. Launch Vehicle: MT-135JA. LV Configuration: MT-135JA-4.
  • Meteorological mission - . Nation: Japan. Agency: NIPR. Apogee: 69 km (42 mi).

1985 September 25 - . 14:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Syowa Base. LV Family: MT-135. Launch Vehicle: MT-135JA. LV Configuration: MT-135JA-9.
  • Meteorological mission - . Nation: Japan. Agency: NIPR. Apogee: 71 km (44 mi).

1985 September 25 - . 16:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Syowa Base. LV Family: MT-135. Launch Vehicle: MT-135JA. LV Configuration: MT-135JA-8.
  • Meteorological mission - . Nation: Japan. Agency: NIPR. Apogee: 71 km (44 mi).

1985 September 25 - . 18:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Syowa Base. LV Family: MT-135. Launch Vehicle: MT-135JA. LV Configuration: MT-135JA-11.
  • Meteorological mission - . Nation: Japan. Agency: NIPR. Apogee: 72 km (44 mi).

1985 September 25 - . 20:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Syowa Base. LV Family: MT-135. Launch Vehicle: MT-135JA. LV Configuration: MT-135JA-10.
  • Meteorological mission - . Nation: Japan. Agency: NIPR. Apogee: 73 km (45 mi).

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