Press Release

Ground Firing Tests for SRB-3 Module for H-3

August 17, 2018 (JST)

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

To launch an H-3 test vehicle in Japanese fiscal 2020, JAXA will conduct ground firing testing of the SRB-3 module, the H3 rocket Solid Fuel Rocket Booster, which will power the H3 launch vehicle. The testing will provide the SRB-3 design validation and verification. The test schedule is as follows:

Date: August 25, 2018
Location: The Ground Combustion Test Facilities for Solid Rocket of the Takesaki launch site at the JAXA Tanegashima Space Center

Note that the schedule is subject to change due to weather and operational status.