JAPAN SUCCESSFULLY LAUNCHES AN ADVANCED EARTH OBSERVATION SATELLITE ON ITS NEW FLAGSHIP H3 ROCKET
Techlife News|July 06, 2024
Japan successfully deployed an upgraded Earth observation satellite for disaster response and security after it was launched on a new flagship H3 rocket Monday.
JAPAN SUCCESSFULLY LAUNCHES AN ADVANCED EARTH OBSERVATION SATELLITE ON ITS NEW FLAGSHIP H3 ROCKET

The H3 No. 3 rocket lifted off from the Tanegashima Space Center on a southwestern Japanese island and released its payload about 16 minutes later, putting it into a targeted orbit as planned, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, or JAXA, said during a livestream.

The Advanced Land Observation Satellite, or ALOS-4, is tasked primarily with Earth observation and data collection for disaster response and mapmaking, including for volcanic and seismic activity and other land movements. It’s also capable of monitoring military activity, such as missile launches, with an infrared sensor developed by the Defense Ministry.

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