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H-2A

H-2A-202 (GPM) [JAXA]
4S fairing

H-2A-2022 (ALOS) [JAXA]

H-2A-2024 (MDS 1 / VEP 3) [NASDA]

H-2A-204 (ETS 8) [JAXA]

H-2A-212 [NASDA]

→ all launches of H-2 family vehicles

Version Strap-On Stage 1 Stage 2
H-2A-1024 */*** 2 × SRB-A
4 × Castor-4AXL
LE-7A -
H-2A-202 2 × SRB-A LE-7A LE-5B
H-2A-2022 2 × SRB-A
2 × Castor-4AXL
LE-7A LE-5B
H-2A-2024 2 × SRB-A
4 × Castor-4AXL
LE-7A LE-5B
H-2A-204 4 × SRB-A LE-7A LE-5B
H-2A-212 *** 1 × LRB / 2  LE-7A
2 × SRB-A
LE-7A LE-5B
H-2A-222 *** 2 × LRB / 2 × 2 LE-7A
2 × SRB-A
LE-7A LE-5B
H-2A-204A ** 4 × SRB-A LE-7A Widebody / LE-5B
H-2A-222A ** 2 × LRB / 2 × LE-7A
2 × SRB-A
LE-7A Widebody / LE-5B

* = suborbital
** = under study
*** = cancelled

Performance (kg) LEO LPEO SSO GTO GEO MolO IP
H-2A-1024 - - - - - - -
H-2A-202 10000 4100
H-2A-2022 4500
H-2A-2024 5000
H-2A-204 6000
H-2A-212 ** 17000 7500
H-2A-222 ** 9500
H-2A-204A ** 7000
H-2A-222A ** 10000

No:  TNr:   Serial:  Type:           Fair     Date:         LS          Payload

 8    1     TF1      H-2A-202        4S       29.08.2001    Ta YLP-1    VEP 2 / LRE
 9    1     TF2      H-2A-2024       4/4D-LC  04.02.2002    Ta YLP-1    VEP 3 / MDS 1 / DASH
10    2     F4       H-2A-2024       4/4D-LC  10.09.2002    Ta YLP-1    USERS / DRTS
11    2     F3       H-2A-202        5S       14.12.2002    Ta YLP-1    ADEOS 2 / WEOS / FedSat 1 / Micro-Lab-Sat 1
12    3     F5       H-2A-2024       4/4D-LC  28.03.2003    Ta YLP-1    IGS-Optical 1 / IGS-Radar 1
13    4     F6       H-2A-2024       4/4D-LC  29.11.2003    Ta YLP-1 F  IGS-Optical (2) / IGS-Radar (2)
14    1     F7       H-2A-2022       5S       26.02.2005    Ta YLP-1    MTSat 1R
15    2     F8       H-2A-2022       5S       24.01.2006    Ta YLP-1    ALOS
16    5     F9       H-2A-2024       5S       18.02.2006    Ta YLP-1    MTSat 2
17    3     F10      H-2A-202        4S       11.09.2006    Ta YLP-1    IGS-Optical 2
18    1     F11      H-2A-204        5S       18.12.2006    Ta YLP-1    ETS 8
19    6     F12      H-2A-2024       4/4D-LC  24.02.2007    Ta YLP-1    IGS-Radar 2 / IGS-Optical 3V
20    3     F13      H-2A-2022       4S       14.09.2007    Ta YLP-1    SELENE / Rstar / Vstar 
21    7     F14      H-2A-2024       4S       23.02.2008    Ta YLP-1    WINDS
22    4     F15      H-2A-202        4S       23.01.2009    Ta YLP-1    GOSAT / SOHLA 1 / SDS 1 / SpriteSat / PRISM / Kagayaki / KKS 1 / STARS 1
24    5     F16      H-2A-202        4S       28.11.2009    Ta YLP-1    IGS-Optical 3
25    6     F17      H-2A-202        4S       20.05.2010    Ta YLP-1    Planet C / IKAROS / DCAM 1 / DCAM 2 / UNITEC 1 / Waseda-SAT2 / Negai✰ / KSAT
26    7     F18      H-2A-202        4S       11.09.2010    Ta YLP-1    QZS 1
28    8     F19      H-2A-202        4S       23.09.2011    Ta YLP-1    IGS-Optical 4
29    9     F20      H-2A-202        4S       12.12.2011    Ta YLP-1    IGS-Radar 3
30   10     F21      H-2A-202        4/4D-LC  17.05.2012    Ta YLP-1    GCOM-W / KOMPSat 3 / SDS 4 / Horyu 2
32   11     F22      H-2A-202        4/4D-LC  27.01.2013    Ta YLP-1    IGS-Radar 4 / IGS-Optical 5V
34   12     F23      H-2A-202        4S       27.02.2014    Ta YLP-1    GPM-Core / STARS 2 / ShindaiSat / TeikyoSat 3 / KSAT 2 / OPUSAT / INVADER / ITF 1 
35   13     F24      H-2A-202        4S       24.05.2014    Ta YLP-1    ALOS 2 / Rising 2 / UNIFORM 1 / SOCRATES / SPROUT
36   14     F25      H-2A-202        4S       07.10.2014    Ta YLP-1    Himawari 8
37   15     F26      H-2A-202        4S       03.12.2014    Ta YLP-1    Hayabusa 2 / PROCYON / DESPATCH / Shin'en 2
38   16     F27      H-2A-202        4S       01.02.2015    Ta YLP-1    IGS-Radar Spare
39   17     F28      H-2A-202        4S       26.03.2015    Ta YLP-1    IGS-Optical 5
41    2     F29      H-2A-204        4S       24.11.2015    Ta YLP-1    Telstar 12V	
42   18     F30      H-2A-202        4S       17.02.2016    Ta YLP-1    ASTRO H / Horyu 4 / ChubuSat 2 / ChubuSat 3
43   19     F31      H-2A-202        4S       02.11.2016    Ta YLP-1    Himawari 9
45    3     F32      H-2A-204        4S       24.01.2017    Ta YLP-1    DSN 2
46   20     F33      H-2A-202        4S       17.03.2017    Ta YLP-1    IGS-Radar 5


Planned:

x     x     x        H-2A-202                 xx.xx.2020    Ta YLP-1    Al-Amal (EMM)
x     x     x        H-2A-202                 xx.xx.2020    Ta YLP-1    ALOS 3
x     x     x        H-2A-202        4/4D-LC  xx.xx.2017    Ta YLP-1    GCOM-C / SLATS
x     x     x        H-2A-202        4/4D-LC  xx.xx.2018    Ta YLP-1    GOSAT 2 / KhalifaSat
x     x     x        H-2A-202        4S       xx.xx.2017    Ta YLP-1    IGS-Optical 6
47   21     F34      H-2A-202        4S       xx.xx.2017    Ta YLP-1    QZS 2
x     x     x        H-2A-204        4S       xx.xx.2017    Ta YLP-1    QZS 3
x     x     x        H-2A-202        4S       xx.xx.2018    Ta YLP-1    QZS 4   


Failures:

Flight 13:       one booster failed to seperate due to nozzle burn-through


Launch sites:

Ta  = Tanegashima Space Center, Tanegashima, Japan Japan