Press Release

New Launch Date for MTSAT-1R/H-IIA F7

By SpaceRef Editor
February 24, 2005
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New Launch Date for MTSAT-1R/H-IIA F7

The launch of the H-IIA Launch Vehicle No. 7 (H-IIA F7) with the Multi
-functional Transport Satellite-1 Replacement (MTSAT-1R) onboard has
been rescheduled to no earlier than February 26, 2005 (Japan Standard
Time, JST) due to unfavorable weather.

Today, the new launch date and time was determined as follows after
the weather forecast was thoroughly examined.

Launch day: February 26 (Sat), 2005 (JST)

Launch window on Feb. 26: between 05:09 p.m. and 06:33 p.m. (JST)
Available launch days : February 27 (Sun) through March 9 (Wed)
(Launch time will vary depending on a launch day.)

SpaceRef staff editor.