[amsat-bb] [Press Release] Shin-en2 and ARTSAT2-DESPATCH has been postponed again.

JH3XCU jh3xcu at arrl.net
Sun Nov 30 06:58:28 UTC 2014

November 30, 2014 (JST)

Launch Postponement of Hayabusa2 by H-IIA Launch Vehicle No. 26

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency h
ave decided to postpone the launch of the Asteroid Explorer "Hayabusa2" by the
 H-IIA Launch Vehicle No. 26 (H-IIA F26) from the Tanegashima Space Center to 
December 3 (Wed.), 2014 (Japan Standard Time,) as a result of the go/no go dec
ision meeting today which carefully checked the weather forecast and found tha
t strong wind exceeding the weather restrictions was projected around the laun
ch pad at the scheduled launch time on the previous schedule launch day of Dec
. 1 (Mon.), 2014.

The launch time on Dec. 3 (Wed.) will be at 1:22:04 p.m. (JST.)

The launch may be delayed further depending on weather conditions and other fa


Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)

73, Hideo JH3XCU.

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