Launch VehiclesM-3H

An extension of the first stage motor casing of the M-3C increased propellant to achieve a greater payload capability. The M-3H belongs to the same generation as the M-3C. It could send a 300 kg satellite into low earth orbit.

M-3S M-3C

Mission by M-3H Launch Vehicle

Launch Date Mission
1978.9.16 Earth's Magnetosphere Observation JIKIKEN
1978.2.4 Aurora Observation KYOKKO
1977.2.19 Test Satellite TANSEI-3