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- Stage 0. 2 x H-2A SRB-A.
*Gross Mass*: 76,400 kg (168,400 lb).*Empty Mass*: 10,400 kg (22,900 lb).*Thrust (vac)*: 2,250.000 kN (505,820 lbf).*Isp*: 280 sec.*Burn time*: 101 sec.*Isp(sl)*: 230 sec.*Diameter*: 2.50 m (8.20 ft).*Span*: 2.50 m (8.20 ft).*Length*: 15.20 m (49.80 ft).*Propellants*:**Solid**.*No Engines*: 1.*Engine*:**SRB-A**.*Status*: In production.*Comments*: Shorter monolithic motor using filament-wound case technology from Thiokol. Version for J-1 has 1,000 kg less propellant and 1,200 kg less empty mass.
- Stage 1. 2 x H-2A SSB.
*Gross Mass*: 15,200 kg (33,500 lb).*Empty Mass*: 2,100 kg (4,600 lb).*Thrust (vac)*: 626.600 kN (140,865 lbf).*Isp*: 283 sec.*Burn time*: 60 sec.*Diameter*: 1.00 m (3.20 ft).*Span*: 1.00 m (3.20 ft).*Length*: 14.90 m (48.80 ft).*Propellants*:**Solid**.*No Engines*: 1.*Engine*:**Castor 4AXL**.*Status*: In production.*Comments*: Provides supplemental thrust for H-2 or H-2A.
- Stage 2. 2 x H-2A SSB.
*Gross Mass*: 15,200 kg (33,500 lb).*Empty Mass*: 2,100 kg (4,600 lb).*Thrust (vac)*: 626.600 kN (140,865 lbf).*Isp*: 283 sec.*Burn time*: 60 sec.*Diameter*: 1.00 m (3.20 ft).*Span*: 1.00 m (3.20 ft).*Length*: 14.90 m (48.80 ft).*Propellants*:**Solid**.*No Engines*: 1.*Engine*:**Castor 4AXL**.*Status*: In production.*Comments*: Provides supplemental thrust for H-2 or H-2A.
- Stage 3. 1 x H-2A-1.
*Gross Mass*: 113,600 kg (250,400 lb).*Empty Mass*: 13,600 kg (29,900 lb).*Thrust (vac)*: 1,098.000 kN (246,840 lbf).*Isp*: 440 sec.*Burn time*: 390 sec.*Isp(sl)*: 338 sec.*Diameter*: 4.00 m (13.10 ft).*Span*: 4.00 m (13.10 ft).*Length*: 37.20 m (122.00 ft).*Propellants*:**Lox/LH2**.*No Engines*: 1.*Engine*:**LE-7A**.*Status*: In production.*Comments*: Can be throttled to 72% thrust.
- Stage 4. 1 x H-2A-2.
*Gross Mass*: 19,600 kg (43,200 lb).*Empty Mass*: 3,000 kg (6,600 lb).*Thrust (vac)*: 137.000 kN (30,798 lbf).*Isp*: 447 sec.*Burn time*: 534 sec.*Diameter*: 4.00 m (13.10 ft).*Span*: 4.00 m (13.10 ft).*Length*: 9.20 m (30.10 ft).*Propellants*:**Lox/LH2**.*No Engines*: 1.*Engine*:**LE-5B**.*Status*: In production.*Comments*: Lower cost version of H-2 second stage.
2014 October 7 - .
05:16 GMT - .
Launch Site: Tanegashima.
LV Family: H-2.
Launch Vehicle: H-IIA.
**Himawari-8**- .*Mass*: 3,500 kg (7,700 lb).*Nation*: Japan.*Class*: Earth.*Type*: Weather satellite.*Spacecraft Bus*: DS2000.*Spacecraft*: DS2000.*USAF Sat Cat*: 40267 .*COSPAR*: 2014-060A.*Apogee*: 35,791 km (22,239 mi).*Perigee*: 35,782 km (22,233 mi).*Inclination*: 0.0200 deg.*Period*: 1,436.08 min. Japan Meteorological Agency weather satellite. Stationed in geosynchronous orbit at 141 deg east..
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