[release] Launch Postponement for Epsilon-3 Launch Vehicle with ASNARO-2 onboard

Launch Postponement for Epsilon-3 Launch Vehicle
with ASNARO-2 onboard

September 29, 2017 (JST)

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

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) decided to postpone the launch of the third Epsilon Launch Vehicle (Epsilon-3) with the Advanced Small-size Radar Satellite (ASNARO-2) on Board which is originally scheduled on November 12, 2017, from the Uchinoura Space Center.
JAXA will take extra time to rectify the incompatibility found in the electrical system of the Epsilon-3 in the course of launch campaign at the launch site.

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