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Epsilon to Launch ASNARO-2

Japan’s Enhanced Epsilon Rocket is set for its second mission on January 17, 2018 – lifting off from the Uchinoura Space Center with the ASNARO-2 high-resolution radar-imaging satellite that joins a program of high-performance small satellites. Sporting a number of changes compared to the original Epsilon flown in 2013, Epsilon will employ its four-stage configuration to lift the 570-Kilogram satellite into a Sun Synchronous Orbit to join the first ASNARO satellite.

Live Video by JAXA.

Launch Date: January 17, 2018 Launch Updates
Window: 21:06 – 21:30 UTC ASNARO-2 Satellite Overview
Launch Site: Uchinoura, Japan Enhanced Epsilon Rocket
Launch Vehicle: Enhanced Epsilon Flight Profile
Payload: ASNARO-2 (570kg)  
Ascent Duration: 52 Minutes & 35 Seconds  
Target Orbit: 494 x 509km, 97.4°  

 

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