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Japan launch satellites into orbit, include UAE's first
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Japan successfully launched an H-2A rocket from Tanegashima on Monday (October 29) carrying several satellites.

 

They include the KhalifaSat, the first by the United Arab Emirates and the Ibuki-2, which has the mission of recording greenhouse gases in the Earth's atmosphere, according to Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency or JAXA.

 

The KhalifaSat, the first to be fully built in Dubai, will be a remote Earth observation satellite able to provide high-resolution imagery of Earth. Other Emirati satellites have been launched but had been built with help from South Korea.

 

The Ibuki-2 replaces the first of its name launched in 2009 which has helped contribute to research into climate change and helped scientists predict future changes with increased certainty, according to JAXA. The rocket also launches in to orbit a Philippine satellite, Diwata-2B, that will help monitor agriculture, vegetation, weather and help in natural disasters.

 

 
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