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Title: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: tul on 10/16/2010 07:23 PM
http://global.mitsubishielectric.com/bu/space/satellite/observation/himawari_8_9.html

Launch is 2014 and 2016

http://www.itt.com/news/press-releases/release_20091102-2.html
http://www.wmo.int/pages/prog/sat/documents/RAII_PP_Newsletter_Vol-1-N2.pdf

Designed life is 15 years, 7 in active service.
Title: Re: Himawari 8/9
Post by: cyth on 12/21/2015 04:51 PM
himawari captures australia

http://i.imgur.com/pTqVjrI.gifv (http://i.imgur.com/pTqVjrI.gifv)
Title: Re: Himawari 8/9
Post by: IanO on 06/30/2016 11:48 PM
Quote
Launch is 2014 and 2016.

Supposedly in the summer. Any news about fixing the launch date for Himawari 9?
Title: Re: Himawari 8/9
Post by: yoichi on 09/02/2016 06:12 AM
http://global.jaxa.jp/press/2016/09/20160902_h2af31.html

Launch of H-IIA Launch Vehicle No. 31

September 2, 2016 (JST)
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
National Research and Development Agency
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency decided to launch the H-IIA Launch Vehicle No. 31 (H-IIA F31) with the Geostationary Meteorological Satellite "Himawari-9" in the following schedule.

Scheduled date of launch : November 1 (Tue.), 2016 (Japan Standard Time)
Launch time                    : 3:20 through 6:18 p.m. (Japan Standard Time) (*)
Reserved Launch Period   : November 2 (Wed.), 2016 through December 31 (Sat.)
Launch site                     : Yoshinobu Launch Complex at the Tanegashima Space Center

* The launch time will be set to sometime between 3:20 and 6:40 p.m. (JST)
Title: Re: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 1, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Fuji on 10/04/2016 03:03 PM
www.sacj.org/openbbs/

No defferences between Himawari-8 and Himawari-9.
Title: Re: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 1, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: yoichi on 10/26/2016 01:41 PM
Launch of Himawari 9/H-IIA F31 Live Broadcast

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U9KkDsi4u8k
Title: Re: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 1, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: input~2 on 10/27/2016 03:35 PM
J6630/16 -  REF AIP SUP 137/16 ITEM 1,2,3 ROCKET H-2A-F31 WILL BE LAUNCHED LAUNCHING DATE/TIME : BTN 0620 AND 0918 ON 01 NOV 2016. SFC - UNL, 27 OCT 06:51 2016 UNTIL 01 NOV 09:49 2016 ESTIMATED. CREATED: 27 OCT 06:52 2016
Title: Re: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 1, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: input~2 on 10/28/2016 07:37 PM
WESTERN NORTH PACIFIC.
PHILIPPINE SEA.
ROCKETS.
DNC 12.
1. HAZARDOUS OPERATIONS:
A. 010620Z TO 010927Z NOV
IN AREA BOUND BY
29-53-00N 132-46-00E, 30-12-31N 132-48-53E,
30-18-30N 132-58-53E, 30-09-00N 133-53-00E,
29-42-00N 133-48-00E.
B. 010634Z TO 010949Z NOV
IN AREA BOUND BY
29-09-00N 137-20-00E, 30-05-00N 137-29-00E,
29-39-00N 140-09-00E, 28-43-00N 140-01-00E.
C. 010634Z TO 010949Z NOV
26-12-00N 153-07-00E, 27-58-00N 153-38-00E,
25-26-00N 162-17-00E, 23-40-00N 161-46-00E.
2. CANCEL THIS MSG 011049Z NOV 16.//

Authority: NAVAREA XI 621/16 271149Z OCT 16.

Date: 271246Z OCT 16
Cancel: 01104900 Nov 16
Title: Re: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 1, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Chris Bergin on 10/29/2016 02:36 PM


No defferences between Himawari-8 and Himawari-9.


That's helpful to know, thanks!

Note to UK viewers, the clocks go back this weekend, per the launch time, which goes to UTC+0. Going to bed early on Sunday for me! ;D
Title: Re: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: yoichi on 10/30/2016 04:16 AM
http://global.jaxa.jp/press/2016/10/20161030_h2af31.html

Launch Postponement of the H-IIA Launch Vehicle No. 31 (H-IIA F31)
with the geostationary meteorological satellite "Himarawi-9" on board


October 30, 2016 (JST)
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
National Research and Development Agency
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)

The launch of the H-IIA Launch Vehicle No. 31 (H-IIA F31) with the geostationary meteorological satellite "Himarawi-9" on board, which was scheduled on November 1, 2016 (JST) has been postponed as unfavorable weather is forecasted during the rocket roll-out. The new launch date is set for November 2 (Tuesday) 2016. Launch Window: 3:20:00 p.m. through 6:18:00 p.m. (JST)
Title: Re: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Fuji on 10/30/2016 01:58 PM
http://space.jaxa.jp/tnsc/tn-weather/data/weekly.gif
Title: Re: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: yoichi on 10/31/2016 04:12 AM
http://global.jaxa.jp/press/2016/10/20161031_h2af31.html

Launch time and window of the H-IIA Launch Vehicle No. 31 (H-IIA F31)
with the geostationary meteorological satellite "Himarawi-9," on board


October 31, 2016 (JST)
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
National Research and Development Agency
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. and JAXA decided launch date of the H-IIA Launch Vehicle No. 31 (H-IIA F31) with the geostationary meteorological satellite "Himarawi-9," on board as follows.

Scheduled Date of Launch : November 2 (Wednesday), 2016 (JST)
Launch Time                    : 3:20:00 p.m. (JST)
Launch Window                : 3:20:00 p.m. through 6:18:00 p.m. (JST)
Reserved Launch Period    : November 3 (Thursday) through December 31 (Saturday), 2016 (JST)
Title: Re: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Galactic Penguin SST on 10/31/2016 03:29 PM
If the launch time sticks (weather predicted to be sunny for Nov. 2) then roll-out should happen at around 16:30 UTC tomorrow:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6mi3PDAoOEA
Title: Re: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: russianhalo117 on 10/31/2016 04:00 PM
If the launch time sticks (weather predicted to be sunny for Nov. 2) then roll-out should happen at around 16:30 UTC tomorrow:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6mi3PDAoOEA
I'm told that rollout preparations are underway in the assembly building starting with the finalizing of the MLP and retraction and stowing of the work platforms.

I wish someone could post the rollout preparation timeline so I could track the references.
Title: Re: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: yoichi on 11/01/2016 04:27 AM
today's TNSC
from https://twitter.com/naritamasahiro
Title: Re: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: yoichi on 11/01/2016 12:20 PM
http://h2a.mhi.co.jp/en/mission/countdown/h2a_f31.html

November 01, 2016 22:04 JST
First Go/No Go Decision -'Go'

This is an updated launch countdown report on theGeostationary Meteorological Satellite "Himawari-9", which will be launched using the H-IIA No. 31 Launch Vehicle (H-IIA F31). After the weather conditions checked out, the green light has been given for H-IIA F31 carrying "Himawari-9" to leave the Vehicle Assembly Building for the launch pad. The scheduled launch time is Nov. 2, 2016 15:20 p.m. JST.
Title: Re: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Galactic Penguin SST on 11/01/2016 02:44 PM
If the launch time sticks (weather predicted to be sunny for Nov. 2) then roll-out should happen at around 16:30 UTC tomorrow:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6mi3PDAoOEA

The VIB doors have been opened.

--------------------------------------------

Moved for live coverage!
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Galactic Penguin SST on 11/01/2016 03:41 PM
On the move:
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Galactic Penguin SST on 11/01/2016 03:44 PM
Arriving at the pad:
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: jcm on 11/01/2016 05:14 PM
Launch kit from a Sep press release

http://www.jaxa.jp/press/2016/09/20160902_h2af31_j.html
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: yoichi on 11/01/2016 11:07 PM
http://h2a.mhi.co.jp/en/mission/countdown/h2a_f31.html

November 02, 2016 06:21 JST
Terminal countdown operation to start
Terminal countdown operation has started. Access will now be restricted within a radius of 400 meters from the launch pad.

November 02, 2016 08:49 JST
Attitude control system flight slew test completed
By running programs of the guidance and control system mounted on H-IIA F31, it has been confirmed that all devices for flight attitude control are working as expected.
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: yoichi on 11/02/2016 01:10 AM
http://h2a.mhi.co.jp/en/mission/countdown/h2a_f31.html

November 02, 2016 10:08 JST
First stage and second stage liquid oxygen and liquid hydrogen tanks fully loaded
It has been confirmed that the first- and second-stage liquid hydrogen and liquid oxygen tanks have been fully loaded.
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Chris Bergin on 11/02/2016 01:23 AM
William Graham's launch article!
https://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2016/11/japanese-h-iia-rocket-himawari-9-launch/
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: yoichi on 11/02/2016 01:30 AM
http://h2a.mhi.co.jp/en/mission/countdown/h2a_f31.html
November 02, 2016 11:19 JST
Radio frequency system checked up
The radio frequency system between H-IIA F31 and the ground stations has been checked up.
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: yoichi on 11/02/2016 04:22 AM
http://h2a.mhi.co.jp/en/mission/countdown/h2a_f31.html

November 02, 2016 13:55 JST
Attitude control system flight slew test completed
The second attitude control system flight slew test has been completed.

November 02, 2016 14:14 JST
Third Go/No Go Decision
The green light has been given to the X-60 minutes terminal countdown operation.
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: yoichi on 11/02/2016 04:31 AM
non JAXA official live start
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RHdp5Hfr0B0
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Chris Bergin on 11/02/2016 04:33 AM
Not long now.
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Chris Bergin on 11/02/2016 04:37 AM
There she is!
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Steven Pietrobon on 11/02/2016 04:38 AM
Broadcast starting in a few minutes.
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Steven Pietrobon on 11/02/2016 04:41 AM
Broadcast has begun. Showing a previous launch.
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Chris Bergin on 11/02/2016 04:41 AM
Heh, they cut right into the launch of the previous satellite. Gave me a shock as I was looking away at the time ;D
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Steven Pietrobon on 11/02/2016 04:42 AM
Closeup of F31.
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Chris Bergin on 11/02/2016 04:42 AM
Awesome launch site
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Steven Pietrobon on 11/02/2016 04:42 AM
Launch location.
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Steven Pietrobon on 11/02/2016 04:43 AM
Our launch commentator.
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: MATTBLAK on 11/02/2016 04:44 AM
Certainly one of the prettiest launch sites in the world!
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Steven Pietrobon on 11/02/2016 04:44 AM
Side view and launch time.
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Steven Pietrobon on 11/02/2016 04:45 AM
Talking about the satellite mission.
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Steven Pietrobon on 11/02/2016 04:46 AM
The satellite.
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Steven Pietrobon on 11/02/2016 04:47 AM
Increase in performance.
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Steven Pietrobon on 11/02/2016 04:49 AM
More on the satellite.
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Steven Pietrobon on 11/02/2016 04:51 AM
T-30 minutes.

Talking about the mission.
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Steven Pietrobon on 11/02/2016 04:53 AM
I hope we don't see it operating at that altitude!
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Steven Pietrobon on 11/02/2016 04:54 AM
Back to the pad. A lot of sprinklers spraying water.
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Steven Pietrobon on 11/02/2016 04:55 AM
T-25 minutes.
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Steven Pietrobon on 11/02/2016 04:58 AM
International customers.
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Steven Pietrobon on 11/02/2016 04:59 AM
Social media.
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Steven Pietrobon on 11/02/2016 05:00 AM
T-20 minutes. Launch events.
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Chris Bergin on 11/02/2016 05:01 AM
Lots of water hoses...
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Steven Pietrobon on 11/02/2016 05:05 AM
Logo on interstage.

Launch preparations.
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Steven Pietrobon on 11/02/2016 05:05 AM
T-15 minutes. Launch art.
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Steven Pietrobon on 11/02/2016 05:06 AM
Putting on the logo.
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Steven Pietrobon on 11/02/2016 05:07 AM
Go rocket road!!
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Chris Bergin on 11/02/2016 05:08 AM
Pretty cool outreach.
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Steven Pietrobon on 11/02/2016 05:08 AM
Weather report.
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Steven Pietrobon on 11/02/2016 05:09 AM
T-12 minutes.
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Steven Pietrobon on 11/02/2016 05:11 AM
T-10 minutes. Weather is go.
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Steven Pietrobon on 11/02/2016 05:11 AM
T-9 minutes.
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Steven Pietrobon on 11/02/2016 05:12 AM
T-8 minutes.
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Steven Pietrobon on 11/02/2016 05:13 AM
T-7 minutes.
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Steven Pietrobon on 11/02/2016 05:14 AM
T-6 minutes.
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Steven Pietrobon on 11/02/2016 05:15 AM
T-5 minutes.
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Steven Pietrobon on 11/02/2016 05:16 AM
T-4 minutes.
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Steven Pietrobon on 11/02/2016 05:17 AM
T-3 minutes.
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Steven Pietrobon on 11/02/2016 05:18 AM
T-2 minutes.
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Steven Pietrobon on 11/02/2016 05:19 AM
T-1 minute.
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Chris Bergin on 11/02/2016 05:19 AM
60 seconds.
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Steven Pietrobon on 11/02/2016 05:21 AM
Liftoff!
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Chris Bergin on 11/02/2016 05:21 AM
LAUNCH!!
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Steven Pietrobon on 11/02/2016 05:22 AM
T+1 minute. Into the clouds.
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Chris Bergin on 11/02/2016 05:22 AM
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Chris Bergin on 11/02/2016 05:22 AM
Was lost into the clouds, but all is going well.
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Steven Pietrobon on 11/02/2016 05:22 AM
SRB separation.
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Chris Bergin on 11/02/2016 05:23 AM
Booster sep was nominal.
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Steven Pietrobon on 11/02/2016 05:24 AM
T+3 minutes.
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Chris Bergin on 11/02/2016 05:25 AM
There goes the fairing.
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Steven Pietrobon on 11/02/2016 05:25 AM
T+4 minutes. Fairing separation.
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Steven Pietrobon on 11/02/2016 05:26 AM
T+5 minutes.
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Steven Pietrobon on 11/02/2016 05:27 AM
T+6 minutes.
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Chris Bergin on 11/02/2016 05:27 AM
Staging 1-2.
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Steven Pietrobon on 11/02/2016 05:28 AM
Core separation.

T+7 minutes.
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Steven Pietrobon on 11/02/2016 05:29 AM
Fairing separation replay.

T+8 minutes.
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Steven Pietrobon on 11/02/2016 05:30 AM
T+9 minutes. Showing a launch replay.
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Steven Pietrobon on 11/02/2016 05:31 AM
T+10 minutes.
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Steven Pietrobon on 11/02/2016 05:32 AM
T+11 minutes.
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Steven Pietrobon on 11/02/2016 05:33 AM
T+12 minutes. Second stage cutoff. Now we coast to the equator.

Second ignition at T+23 minutes 48 seconds. Cutoff at T+27 minutes 3 seconds. Separation at T+27 minutes 54 seconds.
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Steven Pietrobon on 11/02/2016 05:36 AM
T+15 minutes. Showing Himawari 9 video from before.
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Steven Pietrobon on 11/02/2016 05:38 AM
Showing launch replay.
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Steven Pietrobon on 11/02/2016 05:41 AM
T+20 minutes.
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Steven Pietrobon on 11/02/2016 05:43 AM
One minute to second ignition.
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Steven Pietrobon on 11/02/2016 05:44 AM
Second ignition!
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Steven Pietrobon on 11/02/2016 05:45 AM
T+1 minute.
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Steven Pietrobon on 11/02/2016 05:46 AM
T+2 minutes.
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Chris Bergin on 11/02/2016 05:47 AM
Final seconds of the second and final burn.
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Steven Pietrobon on 11/02/2016 05:48 AM
T+3 minutes.
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Steven Pietrobon on 11/02/2016 05:49 AM
Engine cutoff and spacecraft separation!
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Chris Bergin on 11/02/2016 05:49 AM
S/C Sep!

Article - by William Graham.
https://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2016/11/japanese-h-iia-rocket-himawari-9-launch/

Thanks again to Steven for his excellent coverage!
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Steven Pietrobon on 11/02/2016 05:50 AM
Video of separation.
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Mark McCombs on 11/02/2016 05:51 AM
Congrats to JAXA, Mitsubishi, and the Himawari-9 teams. 

 8)

Thanks to Steven and Chris for coverage.
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Steven Pietrobon on 11/02/2016 05:52 AM
Congratulations to JAXA and MHI for the successful launch!

Talking about PFI.
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Steven Pietrobon on 11/02/2016 05:53 AM
I have to leave now for an AIAA meeting.
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: northenarc on 11/02/2016 05:55 AM
 Congrats to Japan and thanks to Steven and all for great coverage, especially for the 2nd stage event times.
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: yoichi on 11/02/2016 05:58 AM
http://h2a.mhi.co.jp/en/mission/countdown/h2a_f31.html

November 02, 2016 15:20 JST
Liftoff
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has launched the H-IIA Launch Vehicle No. 31 carrying Geostationary Meteorological Satellite "Himawari-9" at 15:20 p.m. on Nov. 2, 2016 JST from the Tanegashima Space Center.

November 02, 2016 15:48 JST
Separation of "Himawari-9" confirmed
The separation of "Himawari-9" has been confirmed.
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: fs10inator on 11/02/2016 06:03 AM
Hats off to the 30th successful H-IIA launch!
2016-064A!!
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: MATTBLAK on 11/02/2016 06:18 AM
It's a great launcher. Genuine, Made In Japan quality hardware!
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: yoichi on 11/02/2016 07:53 AM
17:28 JST Solar panel have been deployed.
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: jacqmans on 11/02/2016 09:30 AM
November 2, 2016 (JST)

Launch success of the H-IIA Launch Vehicle No. 31 (H-IIA F31) with the geostationary meteorological satellite "Himawari-9" on board

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) successfully launched the H-IIA Launch Vehicle No. 31 (H-IIA F31) with the geostationary meteorological satellite "Himawari-9" on board at 3:20 p.m. on November 2,
2016 (JST) from the Tanegashima Space Center. The launch vehicle flew as planned, and at approximately 27 minutes and 51 seconds after liftoff, the separation of Himawari-9 was confirmed.

At the time of the launch, the weather was fine, a wind speed was 6.1 meters/second from the north-east and the temperature was 21.3 degrees Celsius.


Reference:
H-IIA Launch Vehicle No.31 Flight Sequence (Quick Estimation)
http://global.jaxa.jp/press/2016/11/files/20161102_h2af31.pdf

URL:
http://global.jaxa.jp/press/2016/11/20161102_h2af31.html


Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
National Research and Development Agency Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: input~2 on 11/02/2016 10:24 AM
2 objects have been cataloged by USSTRATCOM

 - 2016-064A/41836 in 245 x 35855 km x 22.39 (S/C)
 - 2016-064B/41837 in 267 x 35153 km x 22.39
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: ZachS09 on 11/02/2016 12:48 PM
Congrats to JAXA and MHI on the Himawari 9 launch: the first H-IIA mission since last February.
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Rocket Science on 11/03/2016 12:12 AM
I have to leave now for an AIAA meeting.
Congrats to all the teams and excellent coverage Steven! :)
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Fuji on 11/15/2016 02:11 PM
Himawari-9 enters geostationary orbit News Release (11 November 2016)
http://www.jma.go.jp/jma/jma-eng/satellite/news/himawari89/20161111_himawari9_enters_geostationary_orbit.pdf

http://www.jma.go.jp/jma/press/1611/11a/20161111_himawari9_enters_geostationary_orbit.html
 09:00 (JST) on 11 November 2016
 140.7 degree East
Title: Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
Post by: Fuji on 01/25/2017 12:41 PM
First images of the Himawari-9 were released。
http://www.jma-net.go.jp/sat/data/web89/himawari9_first_image.html