Launch of H-IIA Launch Vehicle No. 24

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) decided to launch the H-IIA Launch Vehicle No. 24 (H-IIA F24) with the Advanced Land Observing Satellite-2 (ALOS-2) onboard in the following schedule.
To capitalize on the excess launch capability of the H-IIA F24, we will also provide launch and orbit injection opportunities for four small secondary payloads (piggyback payloads).

    Scheduled date of Launch :
    May 24 (Saturday), 2014 (Japan Standard Time)
    Launch time :
    12:05 thru 12:20 p.m. (Japan Standard Time)
    Launch Window :
    May 25 (Sunday) through June 30 (Monday), 2014.
    Launch site :
    Yoshinobu Launch Complex at the Tanegashima Space Center