Press Release

Epsilon-3 Launch Postponement with ASNARO-2 aboard

January 15, 2018 (JST)

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

In light of adverse weather predicted for the launch day, JAXA postponed the launch of Epsilon-3, the third Epsilon launch vehicle which encapsulates NEC Small radar satellite "ASNARO-2" *, from the JAXA Uchinoura Space Center, to no earlier than January 18, 2018.
The Epsilon-3 launch was previously scheduled for January 17, 2018.

The new launch day will be informed once determined.

ASNARO-2 was developed by NEC Corporation as part of the project funded by Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry. JAXA, NEC Corporation’s contractor is in charge of the ASNARO-2 launch operations.

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