The launch schedule of the H-IIA Launch Vehicle No. 31 (H-IIA F31) has been decided to be between 3:20 thru 6:18 p.m. on Nov. 1 (Tue), 2016 (Japan Standard time). The launch will be performed by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and JAXA.
The H-IIA F31 will carry the geostationary meteorological satellite "Himarawi-9," which will be operated for observation by the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA).
October 31, 2016 (JST)
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
National Research and Development Agency
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. and JAXA decided launch date of the H-IIA Launch Vehicle No. 31 (H-IIA F31) with the geostationary meteorological satellite "Himawari-9" on board as follows.
|Scheduled Date of Launch:||November 2 (Wednesday), 2016 (JST)|
|Launch Time:||3:20:00 p.m. (JST)|
|Launch Window:||3:20:00 p.m. through 6:18:00 p.m. (JST)|
|Reserved Launch Period:||November 3 (Thursday) through December 31 (Saturday), 2016 (JST)|
Update: 2.11.2016 / 10.50 MEZ