Japanese satellite to probe Van Allen belts – Satellite News Digest

Rocket: Epsilon-2; Payload: Exploration of energisation and Radiation in Geospace (ERG) "ARASE"; Date: 20 December 2016, 1100 UTC; Launch site: Uchinoura Space Center, Japan. The launch vehicle flew as planned, and at approximately 13 minutes and 27 seconds after lift-off, the separation of ERG was confirmed.


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