Press Release


Launch Day of the H-IIA Launch Vehicle No. 13 (H-IIA F13)

June 13, 2007 (JST)

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)

Mitsubishi Heavy Idustries, Ltd. and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) would like to announce that the launch of the H-IIA Launch Vehicle No. 13 (H-IIA F13) with the "KAGUYA" (Selonological and Engineering Explorer, SELENE) onboard was approved by the Space Activities Commission (SAC) as follows.

Scheduled date of launch : August 16 (Thursday), 2007 (Japan Standard Time, JST)
Launch time : 9:30:48 a.m. (JST)
Launch windows : August 17 (Fri) through 23 (Thu), 2007 (JST), and
September 13 (Thu) through 21 (Fri), 2007 (JST)
(Launch time will be set for each day.)
Launch Site : Yoshinobu Launch Complex at the Tanegashima Space Center