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Launch of the H-IIA Launch Vehicle No. 32 with X-Band Defense Telecommunication Satellite-2 on Board

Status Report From: Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)
Posted: Friday, November 25, 2016

Launch of the H-IIA Launch Vehicle No. 32 with X-band defense telecommunication satellite-2 on board.

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. and JAXA will launch the H-IIA Launch Vehicle No. 32 with X-band defense telecommunication satellite-2 (*1) on board. Details are as follows:

Launch Date: January 24, 2017 (JST)
Launch Window: 4:44 p.m. through 5:58 p.m. (JST) (*2)
Reserved Launch Period: January 25 through February 28, 2017 (JST)
Launch Site: Yoshinobu Launch Complex of the Tanegashima Space Center

(*1) Built and operated by DSN Corporation, a subsidiary of SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation, as part of development and operation of X-band satellite communications for the Japanese Ministry of Defense.

(*2) Launch window is subject to change in the event of delay.

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