Mitsubishi Heavy Industries of Japan plans to launch an H-IIA rocket on Sunday, 29 November…
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  • Nov 29, 2020

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Mitsubishi Heavy Industries of Japan plans to launch an H-IIA rocket on Sunday, 29 November to deploy a top secret communications satellite to support the country’s reconnaissance and scientific prog… [+10300 chars]

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