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Tanegashima Q


Mu launch complex. Q Launch Complex

Longitude: 130.9622 deg.
Latitude: 30.3859 deg.
First Launch: 1974.09.02.
Last Launch: 1975.02.05.
Number: 2 .

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Associated Launch Vehicles
  • ETV Japanese test vehicle. Three stage vehicle consisting of 8 x SB-310 + 1 x M-10 + 1 x LE-3 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...

Tanegashima Q Chronology


1974 September 2 - . 06:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Tanegashima. Launch Complex: Tanegashima Q. LV Family: Mu. Launch Vehicle: ETV. LV Configuration: ETV-1.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Japan. Agency: NASDA. Apogee: 128 km (79 mi).

1975 February 5 - . 06:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Tanegashima. Launch Complex: Tanegashima Q. LV Family: Mu. Launch Vehicle: ETV. LV Configuration: ETV-2.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Japan. Agency: NASDA. Apogee: 167 km (103 mi).

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