TOKYO – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries marked its eighth consecutive successful H-IIA launch from Tanegashima Space Center on Feb. 23, orbiting Japan’s Wideband InterNetworking engineering test and Demonstration Satellite (WINDS). WINDS is the world’s fastest Internet satellite, according to the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), allowing high data speeds through direct connections with antennas on the ground. The satellite was confirmed to have deployed its solar paddles and is ...


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