January 18, 2018 (JST) Launch Result, Epsilon-3 with ASNARO-2 aboard At6:06:11a.m. (Japan Standard Time) January 18, 2017, JAXA launched Epsilon-3, the third Epsilon launch vehicle which encapsulates NEC Small radar satellite "ASNARO-2", from the JAXA Uchinoura Space Center. The launch occurred on time.
The launch and flight of Epsilon-3 took place normally. Approximately 52 minutes 35 seconds into the flight, the separation of ASNARO-2 proceeded, with confirmation as successful. JAXA expresses appreciation for the support by all. For more information regarding Epsilon-3 and ASNARO-2, go to: http://global.jaxa.jp/projects/rockets/epsilon/index.html URL: http://global.jaxa.jp/press/2018/01/20180118_epsilon3.html National Research and Development Agency Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)