Tanegashima Space Center
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The Tanegashima Space Center (種子島宇宙センター, Tanegashima Uchū Sentā) (TNSC) is the largest rocket-launch complex in Japan with a total area of about 9.7 square kilometers. It is located on the southeast coast of Tanegashima, an island approximately 40 kilometers (25 mi) south of Kyushu. It was established in 1969 when the National Space Development Agency of Japan (NASDA) was formed, and is now run by JAXA.
Rocket-launch complex in Japan
|First launch||N-I (rocket) / Kiku 1, 9 September 1975|
|Last launch||H-III / ALOS-3, 7 March 2023|
The activities that take place at TNSC include assembly, testing, launching, and tracking satellites, as well as rocket engine firing tests.