Launch of “Hayabusa2” by H-IIA Launch Vehicle No. 26

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Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) decided to launch the H-IIA Launch Vehicle No. 26 (H-IIA F26) with the Asteroid Explorer “Hayabusa2” onboard in the following schedule.
To capitalize on the excess launch capability of the H-IIA F26, we will also provide launch and orbit injection opportunities for three small secondary payloads (piggyback payloads).

Scheduled date of Launch
November 30 (Sunday), 2014 (Japan Standard Time)

Launch time
1:24:48 p.m. (Japan Standard Time) (*1)

Launch site
Yoshinobu Launch Complex at the Tanegashima Space Center

*1: Launch time will be set for each launch day if the launch is delayed.


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

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