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==Pads==
 
==Pads==
 
The current launch pads are:
 
The current launch pads are:
* Yoshinobu Launch Complex
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*Yoshinobu Launch Complex (for large-scale launch vehicles)
 
**LP1 for H-IIA rockets
 
**LP1 for H-IIA rockets
 
**LP1 for H-IIB rockets
 
**LP1 for H-IIB rockets
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*Osaki Launch Complex (for mid-size launch vehicles)
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**N
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*Takesaki Range (for small-size launch vehicles)
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**Q
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**T
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
*[http://www.jaxa.jp/about/centers/tnsc/lp_map_e.html http://www.jaxa.jp/about/centers/tnsc/lp_map_e.html]
 
*[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]
  
 
[[Category:Surface bases]]
 
[[Category:Surface bases]]
 
[[Category:Japan]]
 
[[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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