MHI Confirmed To Build Next Japanese Space Launcher

BEIJING — Full-scale development of Japan’s next major space launcher will begin on April 1, following the formal, and expected, selection of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) as prime contractor. Chosen by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), MHI will develop, build and operate the rocket...

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