Uchinoura Space Center

Uchinoura Space Center, Japan, 〒893-1402 Kagoshima-ken, Kimotsuki-gun, Kimotsuki-chō, 肝付町Minamikata, 1791−13

The Uchinoura Space Center is a space launch facility near the Japanese town of Kimotsuki in the Kagoshima Prefecture. It was established in 1962 and initially supported sub-orbital mission operations before upgrading to orbital launches of the Mu and M-V rockets, supporting scientific satellites. Uchinoura hosted its first launch of the Epsilon Rocket in 2013 and continues to be used for sounding rockets and also provides communications assets for interplanetary missions.

Events at this location

december

25dec03:30SS-520-4 Re-Flight • TRICOM-1R

january

16jan21:00Epsilon • ASNARO-2

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