Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. would like to announce that the launch of the H-IIB Launch Vehicle Test Flight with the H-II Transfer Vehicle (HTV, a cargo transporter to the International Space Station) onboard was approved by the Space Activities Commission (SAC) as follows.
|Scheduled date of launch||:||September 11 (Friday,) 2009 (Japan Standard Time, JST)|
|Launch time||:||Around 2:04 a.m. (JST)*1|
|Launch windows||:||September 12 (Sat) through 30 (Wed,) 2009 (JST)*2|
|Launch Site||:||Yoshinobu Launch Complex at the Tanegashima Space Center|
Time will be determined by the updated orbit of the International Space Station (ISS.)
|(*2)||The launch day and time during the launch windows shall be decided by the international coordination for ISS operations.|