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Japan Launches Two Spy Satellites

reconnaissance satellites h-2a. tanegashima launch

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 01:30 PM

Reconnaissance satellites launched by H-2A rocket


www.spaceflightnow.com said:

Japan launched two spy satellites Sunday to collect sharp imagery for the government's defense and intelligence agencies, continuing a series of clandestine space missions devised to keep track of North Korean military activity

The payloads lifted off on a Japanese H-2A rocket [Janruary 27th] at 0440 GMT (11:40 p.m. EST) from the Tanegashima Space Center, Japan's primary launch site nestled on a picturesque island in the Pacific Ocean

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