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Kagoshima TMP


Kappa launch complex. Temporary pad

Longitude: 131.0754 deg.
Latitude: 31.2527 deg.
First Launch: 1962.08.01.
Last Launch: 1962.08.23.
Number: 2 .

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Associated Launch Vehicles
  • K150 Japanese sounding rocket. 1/1.6 subscale test rocket used in development of the Kappa 9L sounding rockets. More...
  • Kappa 8L Japanese sounding rocket. Two stage vehicle consisting of 1 x Kappa 6H + 1 x Kappa 8L More...

Associated Launch Sites
  • Kagoshima Japanese launch center for solid fueled sounding rockets and satellite launchers. Limited to two months a year due to disturbance of local fisheries. More...

Kagoshima TMP Chronology


1962 August 1 - . Launch Site: Kagoshima. Launch Complex: Kagoshima TMP. LV Family: Kappa. Launch Vehicle: K150. LV Configuration: K150 AT-150.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Japan. Agency: ISAS. Apogee: 5.00 km (3.10 mi).

1962 August 23 - . 07:15 GMT - . Launch Site: Kagoshima. Launch Complex: Kagoshima TMP. LV Family: Kappa. Launch Vehicle: Kappa 8L. LV Configuration: Kappa 8L K-8L-1.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Japan. Agency: ISAS. Apogee: 173 km (107 mi).

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