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Rescheduling of SS-520 Experiment with Microsatellite on board

December 8, 2017 (JST)

National Research and Development Agency
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)

JAXA has rescheduled the SS-520 experimental launch with a microsatellite on board. This rescheduling has resulted from the updates of the third Epsilon launch operations which will also take place at the JAXA Uchinoura Space center. Refer to the following details;

Experiment Period:
December 28, 2017 through February 12, 2018 (including the reserved period)
The JAXA Uchinoura Space Center, Kimotsuki-cho, Kimotsuki-gun, Kagoshima, Japan
Planned Time:
Approximately 12:30 p.m. through 2:15 p.m., December 28, 2017 (Japan Standard Time)*

In the event of launch delay due to inclement weather and other reason, the updates will come out promptly.

The time of launch during this period will vary.