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N-class

N-1 (ETS 1)[NASDA]

N-2 Star-37E (ETS 4) [NASDA]
similar N-2

see also: US Delta

Version Strap-On Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3
N-1 9 × Castor-2 DSV-2L / MB-3-III LE-3 Star-37N
N-2 9 × Castor-2 ELTT / MB-3-III AJ-10-118FJ -
N-2 Star-37E 9 × Castor-2 ELTT / MB-3-III AJ-10-118FJ Star-37E
No: TNo:   Serial: Type:           Date:         LS         Payload

 1    1    N-1     N-1             09.09.1975    Ta LP-N    ETS 1 (Kiku 1)
 2    2    N-2     N-1             29.02.1976    Ta LP-N    ISS a (Ume 1)
 3    3    N-3     N-1             23.02.1977    Ta LP-N    ETS 2 (Kiku 2)
 4    4    N-4     N-1             16.02.1978    Ta LP-N    ISS b (Ume 2)
 5    5    N-5     N-1             06.02.1979 f  Ta LP-N    ECS a (Ayame 1)
 6    6    N-6     N-1             22.02.1980    Ta LP-N    ECS b (Ayame 2)
 7    1    N-7     N-2 Star-37E    11.02.1981    Ta LP-N    ETS 4 (Kiku 3)
 8    2    N-8     N-2 Star-37E    10.08.1981    Ta LP-N    GMS 2 (Himawari 2)
 9    7    N-9     N-1             03.09.1982    Ta LP-N    ETS 3 (Kiku 4)
10    3    N-10    N-2 Star-37E    04.02.1983    Ta LP-N    CS 2a (Sakura 2A)
11    4    N-11    N-2 Star-37E    05.08.1983    Ta LP-N    CS 2b (Sakura 2B)
12    5    N-12    N-2 Star-37E    23.01.1984    Ta LP-N    BS 2a (Yuri 2a)
13    6    N-13    N-2 Star-37E    02.08.1984    Ta LP-N    GMS 3 (Himawari 3)  
14    7    N-14    N-2 Star-37E    12.02.1986    Ta LP-N    BS 2b (Yuri 2b)
15    1    N-16    N-2             19.02.1987    Ta LP-N    MOS 1 (Momo 1)


Flight 5:       Stage 3 collided with ECS a


Launch sites:

Ta  = Tanegashima Space Center, Tanegashima, Japan Japan