NEXT SPACEFLIGHT

Status

Success

QZS-1R

Launch Time
Tue Oct 26, 2021 02:19 UTC

Flight F44.

Rocket

H-IIA 202
MHI
Status: Active
Price: $90.0 million
Payload to LEO: 10,000 kg
Payload to GTO: 4,100 kg
Stages: 2
Strap-ons: 2
Rocket Height: 53.0 m
Fairing Diameter: 4.07 m
Fairing Height: 12.0 m

Mission Details

QZS-1R

QZSS (Quasi Zenith Satellite System) is a Japanese satellite navigation system operating from inclined, elliptical geosynchronous orbits to achieve optimal high-elevation visibility in urban canyons and mountainous areas. The navigation system objective is to broadcast GPS-interoperable and augmentation signals as well as original Japanese (QZSS) signals from a three-spacecraft constellation.

The navigation system objective is to broadcast GPS-interoperable and augmentation signals as well as original Japanese (QZSS) signals from a three-spacecraft constellation in inclined, elliptical geosynchronous orbits.

Payloads: 1
Total Mass: 4,100.0 kg
Geostationary Earth Orbit

Location

LA-Y1, Tanegashima Space Center, Japan

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Stats

2021

103rd orbital launch attempt

H-IIA

44th mission
1st mission of 2021
43rd successful mission
38th consecutive successful mission