Press Release


Launch Experiment Day of M-V-6

July 7, 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 to no earlier than July 10, 2005 (Japan Standard Time, JST).
The launch experiment was originally scheduled on July 6, but was postponed due to the adverse weather conditions. We had previously announced that it would be rescheduled to no earlier than July 8 (JST), but after further study of the weather, we decided to postpone it to no earlier than July 10 (JST).

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

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