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Family: H. Country: Japan. Status: Development. Other Designations: H-IIA 212.

Low-cost version of H-2 developed for the commercial market. This version uses two core stages side-by-side in an asymmetric configuration, supplemented by two SRB solid rocket boosters.


LEO Payload: 17,280 kg. to: 300 km Orbit. at: 30.4 degrees. Payload: 7,500 kg. to a: Geosynchronous transfer trajectory. Liftoff Thrust: 653,000 kgf. Total Mass: 406,000 kg. Core Diameter: 4.0 m. Total Length: 52.5 m.


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