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Japanese Spaceports

Year: 2017
Country: Japan
As in 2016, Japan’s space agency, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), used ## of its spaceports in 2017 for its ## launches...
Year: 2016
Country: Japan
Both of Japan’s ## orbital spaceports were used in 2016, supporting a total of ## Japanese SLV launches. Tanegashima Space Center conducted ## H-II family SLV launches, while...
Year: 2015
Country: Japan
Of Japan’s two spaceports, Tanegashima and Uchinoura Space Centers, Tanegashima was the only spaceport conducting orbital space launch vehicle launches in 2015. Uchinoura conducted ## sounding rocket launch during 2015.
Year: 2011
Country: Japan
Japan’s two launch sites, the Tanegashima Space Center and Uchinoura Space Center, benefited from the lifting of a ban designed to prevent disruptions to the fishing industry. These coastal launch sites in southern Japan previously were only allowed to conduct launches from July 22 to September...
Year: 2010
Country: Japan
Located at the southern end of the country, Tanegashima Space Center is Japan’s main launch facility. JAXA has long dealt with regulations restricting space launches at Tanegashima to semi-annual windows totaling 190 days a year. These windows were intended to lessen the impact of launches on the...
Year: 2008
Country: Japan
Founded in 1969, Tanegashima Space Center is Japan’s main spaceport and its only site that sends rockets into orbit. Tanegashima is the launch site of Japan’s heavy H-IIA rocket. In 2008, it hosted ## launch.

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