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Japanese sounding rocket. Single stage vehicle.

Status: Retired 1968.
Diameter: 0.10 m (0.32 ft).
Apogee: 20 km (12 mi).
First Launch: 1968.09.17.
Number: 1 .

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Associated Countries
See also
  • S Series of Japanese single-stage sounding rockets designed for low-cost observations of the ionosphere. More...

Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
  • STA Japanese agency overseeing development of rockets. Science and Technology Agency, Japan. More...

Associated Launch Sites
  • Tanegashima Japan's main launch site for he larger N and H launch vehicles. In use for sounding rockets from 1967 and orbital launches from 1975. As of 2007 over 140 major launches had been made from the site. More...

Associated Stages

SA-II Chronology

1968 September 17 - . 07:10 GMT - . Launch Site: Tanegashima. Launch Complex: Tanegashima T. LV Family: S. Launch Vehicle: SA-II. LV Configuration: SA-II SA-II A9.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Japan. Agency: STA. Apogee: 20 km (12 mi).

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