Press Release


Postponement of the Launch Experiment of the M-V-6

July 6, 2005 (JST)

Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)

The launch experiment of the M-V Launch Vehicle No. 6 (M-V-6) with the 23rd scientific satellite (ASTRO-EII) onboard has been rescheduled due to the adverse weather condition. The new launch day will be no earlier than July 8, 2005 (Japan Standard Time, JST) as there is no sign of weather recovery on July 7.
The launch experiment was originally scheduled at 12:30 p.m. on July 6, 2005 (JST) from the Uchinoura Space Center.

The new launch experiment date will be announced as soon as it is determined.

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