Launch Postponement of H-IIB Launch Vehicle No. 5 with H-II Transfer Vehicle "KOUNOTORI5" (HTV5) Onboard

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
National Research and Development Agency
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) decided to postpone the launch of the H-IIB Launch Vehicle No. 5 with the H-II Transfer Vehicle "KOUNOTORI5" (HTV5) onboard from the Tanegashima Space Center, which was scheduled for August 17 (Mon.), 2015 (Japan Standard Time), as unfavorable weather is forecasted.

The new launch date is set for August 19 (Wed.), 2015 (JST).
Please note that the launch date may be delayed further due to weather conditions.