Overview of the H-IIA Launch Vehicle No. 14

The H-IIA F14 is a "H2A2024" type of rocket with two solid rocket boosters (SRB-A) and four solid strap-on boosters (SSB.) The fairing is a 4S-model (4 meters in diameter.)

The H-IIA F14 Mission

To inject its onboard satellite, the "Wideband Internetworking Engineering Test and Demonstration Satellite" (WINDS), into a geostationary transfer orbit.

Scheduled injection orbit

Perigee: at an altitude of 250 km, Apogee: at 35,976 km
Inclination: 28.5 degrees, Argument of Perigee: 179 degrees

Launch sequence

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Launch of H2A2024


(Image: Courtesy of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.)