Launch ASTRO-H postponed

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. and the Japan Aerospace Exploration?Agency (JAXA) have decided to postpone the launch of ASTRO-H from the Tanegashima Space Center, which was originally scheduled for today. Clouds including a freezing layer that exceed the restrictions for suitable weather are forecast to be generated at around the scheduled launch time. In addition, strong winds are also forecast and they are expected to hinder launch preparations.

ASTRO-H Launch

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