Japan's Mitsubishi launches rocket carrying British satellite

Economy

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. said Thursday it successfully launched an H-2A rocket carrying a British communication satellite from Tanegashima Space Center in southwestern Japan. The rocket carrying the first of two Inmarsat-6 satellites of Britain's Inmarsat Global Ltd. lifted off at 12:32 a.m. following a one-day delay due to poor weather. The Inmarsat-6 series are the world's largest commercial communications satellites, according to Inmarsat.

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