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Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
« Reply #100 on: 11/02/2016 05:53 AM »
I have to leave now for an AIAA meeting.
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Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
« Reply #101 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.

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Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
« Reply #102 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.

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Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
« Reply #103 on: 11/02/2016 06:03 AM »
Hats off to the 30th successful H-IIA launch!
2016-064A!!

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Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
« Reply #104 on: 11/02/2016 06:18 AM »
It's a great launcher. Genuine, Made In Japan quality hardware!
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Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
« Reply #105 on: 11/02/2016 07:53 AM »
17:28 JST Solar panel have been deployed.

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Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
« Reply #106 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)

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Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
« Reply #107 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

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Congrats to JAXA and MHI on the Himawari 9 launch: the first H-IIA mission since last February.
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Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
« Reply #109 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! :)
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Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
« Reply #111 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

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