H-IIA launches newest Japanese weather satellite – Satellite News Digest

Rocket: H-IIA No. 31; Payload: Himawari-9; Date: 2 November 2016, 0620 UTC; Launch site: Tanegashima Space Center, Japan. The launch vehicle flew as planned, and at approximately 27 minutes and 51 seconds after lift-off, the separation of Himawari-9 was confirmed.


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