Press Release


Launch of M-V Launch Vehicle No. 7

July 26, 2006 (JST)

Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) would like to announce that we have reported the launch schedule of the 22nd scientific mission satellite "SOLAR-B" by the M-V Launch Vehicle No. 7 to the Space Activities Commission (SAC) as follows.

(Dates and time are Japan Standard Time.)

Scheduled date of launch : September 23 (Sat), 2006
Launch windows : September 24 (Sun) thru 30 (Sat), 2006
Launch time : 6:00 thru 7:00 a.m.
Launch Site : Uchinoura Space Center

For inquiries:
Uchinoura Space Center
Tel: +81-994-31-6978
General Affairs Division,
Management and Integration Department,
Institute of Space and Astronautical Science (ISAS)
Tel: +81-42-759-8008