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The '''Tanegashima Space Center''' (TNSC) is located on an island 115 km south of Kyūshū, [[Japan]].  
 
The '''Tanegashima Space Center''' (TNSC) is located on an island 115 km south of Kyūshū, [[Japan]].  
  
The activities that take place at TNSC include assembly, testing, launching and tracking of satellites, as well as rocket engine firing tests. It is Japan's largest space development center.
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The activities that take place at TNSC include assembly, testing, launching and tracking of satellites, as well as rocket engine firing tests. It is Japan's largest space development center for large-size rockets like the [[H-IIA]] and [[H-IIB]] launch vehicles.
  
 
==Pads==
 
==Pads==
* Takesaki range
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The current launch pads are:
** Q Launch Complex (Longitude: 130.9622 deg. Latitude: 30.3859 deg.)  
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*Yoshinobu Launch Complex (for large-scale launch vehicles)
** Takesaki Launch Complex
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**LP1 for H-IIA rockets
** Lambda launch complex (Longitude: 130.9631 deg. Latitude: 30.3772 deg.)
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**LP1 for H-IIB rockets
* Osaki range
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*Osaki Launch Complex (for mid-size launch vehicles)
**Osaki Launch Complex
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**N
* N Launch Complex (Longitude: 130.9703 deg. Latitude: 30.3996 deg.)
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*Takesaki Range (for small-size launch vehicles)
**Yoshinobu Launch Complex (Longitude: 130.9769 deg. Latitude: 30.4012 deg.)
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**Q
**Yoshinobu2 Launch Complex
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**T
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==External links==
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*[http://www.jaxa.jp/about/centers/tnsc/lp_map_e.html http://www.jaxa.jp/about/centers/tnsc/lp_map_e.html]
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*[http://www.jaxa.jp/pr/brochure/pdf/06/centers02_e.pdf http://www.jaxa.jp/pr/brochure/pdf/06/centers02_e.pdf]
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*[http://www.capcomespace.net/dossiers/japon/tanegashima.htm L'ESPACE JAPONAIS - TANEGASHIMA SPACE CENTER TNSC]
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[[Category:Surface bases]]
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[[Category:Japan]]
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Latest revision as of 11:22, 7 January 2013

The Tanegashima Space Center (TNSC) is located on an island 115 km south of Kyūshū, Japan.

The activities that take place at TNSC include assembly, testing, launching and tracking of satellites, as well as rocket engine firing tests. It is Japan's largest space development center for large-size rockets like the H-IIA and H-IIB launch vehicles.

Pads[edit]

The current launch pads are:

  • Yoshinobu Launch Complex (for large-scale launch vehicles)
    • LP1 for H-IIA rockets
    • LP1 for H-IIB rockets
  • Osaki Launch Complex (for mid-size launch vehicles)
    • N
  • Takesaki Range (for small-size launch vehicles)
    • Q
    • T

External links[edit]

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