This page no longer updated from 31 October 2001. Latest version can be found at www.astronautix.com

astronautix.com H-2A 212


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.


Specifications

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.



Bibliography:



Back to Index
Last update 12 March 2001.
Definitions of Technical Terms.
Contact Mark Wade with any corrections or comments.
Conditions for use of drawings, pictures, or other materials from this site..
© Mark Wade, 2001 .