Get it on Google Play
New! Download Unionpedia on your Android™ device!
Faster access than browser!

H3 (rocket)

Index H3 (rocket)

The H3 Launch Vehicle is an expendable launch system in development in Japan. [1]

27 relations: Cabinet Office (Japan), Coordinated Universal Time, Expendable launch system, Geostationary transfer orbit, H-II Transfer Vehicle, H-IIA, Information Gathering Satellite, Japanese yen, JAXA, LE-5, LE-9, Liquid hydrogen, Liquid oxygen, Liquid-propellant rocket, Martian Moons Exploration, Medium-lift launch vehicle, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Modular rocket, Polybutadiene, Quasi-Zenith Satellite System, Rocket, Solid rocket booster, Solid-propellant rocket, Sun-synchronous orbit, Tanegashima Space Center, Tonne, Yoshinobu Launch Complex.

Cabinet Office (Japan)

The is an agency of the Cabinet of Japan.

New!!: H3 (rocket) and Cabinet Office (Japan) · See more »

Coordinated Universal Time

No description.

New!!: H3 (rocket) and Coordinated Universal Time · See more »

Expendable launch system

An expendable launch vehicle (ELV) is a launch system or launch vehicle stage that is used only once to carry a payload into space.

New!!: H3 (rocket) and Expendable launch system · See more »

Geostationary transfer orbit

A geosynchronous transfer orbit or geostationary transfer orbit (GTO) is a Hohmann transfer orbit—an elliptical orbit used to transfer between two circular orbits of different radii in the same plane—used to reach geosynchronous or geostationary orbit using high-thrust chemical engines.

New!!: H3 (rocket) and Geostationary transfer orbit · See more »

H-II Transfer Vehicle

The H-II Transfer Vehicle (HTV), also called, is an automated cargo spacecraft used to resupply the ''Kibō'' Japanese Experiment Module (JEM) and the International Space Station (ISS).

New!!: H3 (rocket) and H-II Transfer Vehicle · See more »


H-IIA (H2A) is an active expendable launch system operated by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) for the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency.

New!!: H3 (rocket) and H-IIA · See more »

Information Gathering Satellite

is a satellite in a Japanese spy satellite program.

New!!: H3 (rocket) and Information Gathering Satellite · See more »

Japanese yen

The is the official currency of Japan.

New!!: H3 (rocket) and Japanese yen · See more »


The is the Japanese national aerospace and space agency.

New!!: H3 (rocket) and JAXA · See more »


The LE-5 liquid rocket engine and its derivative models were developed in Japan to meet the need for an upper stage propulsion system for the H-I and H-II series of launch vehicles.

New!!: H3 (rocket) and LE-5 · See more »


The LE-9 is a liquid cryogenic rocket engine burning liquid hydrogen and liquid oxygen in an expander bleed cycle.

New!!: H3 (rocket) and LE-9 · See more »

Liquid hydrogen

Liquid hydrogen (LH2 or LH2) is the liquid state of the element hydrogen.

New!!: H3 (rocket) and Liquid hydrogen · See more »

Liquid oxygen

Liquid oxygen—abbreviated LOx, LOX or Lox in the aerospace, submarine and gas industries—is one of the physical forms of elemental oxygen.

New!!: H3 (rocket) and Liquid oxygen · See more »

Liquid-propellant rocket

A liquid-propellant rocket or liquid rocket is a rocket engine that uses liquid propellants.

New!!: H3 (rocket) and Liquid-propellant rocket · See more »

Martian Moons Exploration

The Martian Moons Exploration (MMX) is a robotic space probe set for launch in 2024 to bring back the first samples from Mars' largest moon Phobos.

New!!: H3 (rocket) and Martian Moons Exploration · See more »

Medium-lift launch vehicle

A medium-lift launch vehicle - MLV a rocket orbital launch vehicle that is capable of lifting between of payload into Low Earth orbit - LEO.

New!!: H3 (rocket) and Medium-lift launch vehicle · See more »

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries

is a Japanese multinational engineering, electrical equipment and electronics company headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

New!!: H3 (rocket) and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries · See more »

Modular rocket

A modular rocket is a type of multistage rocket which features components that can be interchanged for specific mission requirements.

New!!: H3 (rocket) and Modular rocket · See more »


Polybutadiene is a synthetic rubber.

New!!: H3 (rocket) and Polybutadiene · See more »

Quasi-Zenith Satellite System

The Quasi-Zenith Satellite System (QZSS) (or in Japanese) is a project of the Japanese government for the development of a four-satellite regional time transfer system and a satellite-based augmentation system for the United States operated Global Positioning System (GPS) to be receivable in the Asia-Oceania regions, with a focus on Japan.

New!!: H3 (rocket) and Quasi-Zenith Satellite System · See more »


A rocket (from Italian rocchetto "bobbin") is a missile, spacecraft, aircraft or other vehicle that obtains thrust from a rocket engine.

New!!: H3 (rocket) and Rocket · See more »

Solid rocket booster

Solid-fuel rocket boosters (SRBs) are large solid propellant motors used to provide thrust in spacecraft launches from initial launch through the first ascent stage.

New!!: H3 (rocket) and Solid rocket booster · See more »

Solid-propellant rocket

A solid-propellant rocket or solid rocket is a rocket with a rocket engine that uses solid propellants (fuel/oxidizer).

New!!: H3 (rocket) and Solid-propellant rocket · See more »

Sun-synchronous orbit

A Sun-synchronous orbit (SSO, also called a heliosynchronous orbit) is a nearly polar orbit around a planet, in which the satellite passes over any given point of the planet's surface at the same local mean solar time.

New!!: H3 (rocket) and Sun-synchronous orbit · See more »

Tanegashima Space Center

The (TNSC) is a Japanese space development facility.

New!!: H3 (rocket) and Tanegashima Space Center · See more »


The tonne (Non-SI unit, symbol: t), commonly referred to as the metric ton in the United States, is a non-SI metric unit of mass equal to 1,000 kilograms;.

New!!: H3 (rocket) and Tonne · See more »

Yoshinobu Launch Complex

The Yoshinobu Launch Complex, also known as Launch Area Y, Area Y or LA-Y, is a launch complex at the Tanegashima Space Centre, located on Tanegashima, the Japanese island located 115 km south of Kyūshū.

New!!: H3 (rocket) and Yoshinobu Launch Complex · See more »

Redirects here:

H-III, H3 Launch Vehicle.


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H3_(rocket)

Hey! We are on Facebook now! »