Launch Time and Window of X-ray Astronomy Satellite (ASTRO-H) aboard H-IIA Launch Vehicle No. 30

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
National Research and Development Agency
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) are pleased to announce the launch time and launch window for the X-ray Astronomy Satellite (ASTRO-H) by H-IIA Launch Vehicle No. 30 (H-IIA F30).

    Scheduled date of launch: February 12 (Fri.), 2016 (Japan Standard Time, JST)
    Launch time: 5:45 p.m. (JST)
    Launch window: 5:45 thru 6:30 p.m. (JST)
    Reserved launch period: February 13 (Sat.) thru February 29 (Mon.), 2016