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Mitsubishi Heavy Industries | H-III 22 | Advanced Land Observing Satellite-4 (ALOS-4)

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries is scheduled to launch a H-III rocket as part of the Advanced Land Observing Satellite-4 (ALOS-4) mission. The launch window for the Earth Science mission is on 04/30/2023 00:00 UTC from Tanegashima, Japan. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the H-III and experience the excitement for yourself.

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Mission: Advanced Land Observing Satellite-4 (ALOS-4)

The Advanced Land Observing Satellite-4 (ALOS-4) is a Japanese satellite designed to observe the Earth’s surface using a phased array type L-band synthetic aperture radar (PALSAR-3).

Rocket: H-III

The H3 Launch Vehicle is an expendable launch system in development in Japan. H3 rockets are liquid-propellant rockets with strap-on solid rocket boosters and are planned to be launched from the Tanegashima Space Center in Japan. Mitsubishi and the JAXA have been responsible for the design, manufacture, and operation of the H3.

Agency: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. is a Japanese multinational engineering, electrical equipment and electronics company headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. MHI is one of the core companies of the Mitsubishi Group.

MHI’s products include aerospace components, air conditioners, aircraft, automotive components, forklift trucks, hydraulic equipment, machine tools, missiles, power generation equipment, printing machines, ships and space launch vehicles. Through its defense-related activities, it is the world’s 23rd-largest defense contractor measured by 2011 defense revenues and the largest based in Japan.

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