Japanese H-2A rocket launches Telstar 12

The inaugural flight of an upgraded Japanese H-2A rocket on November 24 successfully placed Canada-based Telesat’s Telstar 12 Vantage satellite into geostationary orbit in a mission that H-2A prime contractor Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) hopes will unlock future commercial orders. At a time when the global commercial launch market is being shaken by the ostensibly […]

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