Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) decided to launch the H-IIA Launch Vehicle No. 24 (H-IIA F24) with the Advanced Land Observing Satellite-2 (ALOS-2) onboard in the following schedule.
To capitalize on the excess launch capability of the H-IIA F24, we will also provide launch and orbit injection opportunities for four small secondary payloads (piggyback payloads).
|Scheduled date of Launch||:||May 24 (Saturday), 2014 (Japan Standard Time)|
|Launch time||:||12:05 thru 12:20 p.m. (Japan Standard Time)|
|Launch Window||:||May 25 (Sunday) through June 30 (Monday), 2014.|
|Launch site||:||Yoshinobu Launch Complex at the Tanegashima Space Center|