Author Topic: LIVE: H-IIA - QZS-2 - (MICHIBIKI-2) - June 1, 2017 (00:17 UTC)  (Read 15719 times)

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I think the reason for that change in live broadcast style is that this is not a JAXA satellite - the operational QZS system is operated under some organization directly under the Cabinet Office of Japan, so it seems that this might be done by another PR team.  ;)

Local news reported that QZS-3 (heading for geostationary orbit) might be launching around early August.
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Launch replay. My brother found Leonardo as a kitten in a drain pipe at his work site. With his tortoise shell colour and underground origin, I named him after one of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.



By the way it's years since I have seen a CRT computer monitor.

Congratulations to all involved in this launch.

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2017-028A    42738    OBJECT A    634.28min    31.65    35924km    227km
2017-028B    42739    OBJECT B    620.85min    31.29    35246km    212km

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Upper stage apparently seen by New Horizons team members who are in Argentina to observe an occultation involving the KBO target MU69
https://twitter.com/Alex_Parker/status/870160968160071680
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We saw the H-2A upper stage post-sep and under burn from Argentina during a field test of our #mu69occ gear tonight!

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Comparison between theoretical and measured values
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