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This satellite is projected to be launched in 2016, from a recent presentation made by Japanese government official in the U.S.
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Re: H-IIA - QZS-2 - (MICHIBIKI-2) - June 1, 2017 (00:20 UTC)
« Reply #1 on: 11/02/2015 06:28 PM »
Latest presentation still shows this launch planned for 2016.

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Re: H-IIA - QZS-2 - (MICHIBIKI-2) - June 1, 2017 (00:20 UTC)
« Reply #2 on: 01/14/2016 09:07 PM »
So this has been pushed to 2017?

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Re: H-IIA - QZS-2 - (MICHIBIKI-2) - June 1, 2017 (00:20 UTC)
« Reply #3 on: 01/14/2016 11:30 PM »
It's fiscal year witch ends in march, i believe.

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Re: H-IIA - QZS-2 - (MICHIBIKI-2) - June 1, 2017 (00:20 UTC)
« Reply #4 on: 01/14/2017 09:23 PM »
Will this be launch in the Feb or March time frame?

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Re: H-IIA - QZS-2 - (MICHIBIKI-2) - June 1, 2017 (00:20 UTC)
« Reply #6 on: 04/10/2017 06:29 AM »
http://global.jaxa.jp/press/2017/04/20170410_h2af34.html

Launch Schedule of MICHIBIKI No. 2 Aboard H-IIA Launch Vehicle No. 34

April 10, 2017 (JST)
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
National Research and Development Agency
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. and JAXA announce the schedule of MICHIBIKI No. 2 launch, Quasi-Zenith Satellite System aboard H-IIA Launch Vehicle No. 34 as follows;

Launch Date                 : June 1, 2017
Launch Time                 : Approximately 9:20 a.m. (Japan Standard Time) *
Reserved Launch Period : June 2 through June 30, 2017
Location                       : Yoshinobu Launch Complex, JAXA's Tanegashima Space Center
* Launch time during the reserved launch period will vary.
« Last Edit: 04/10/2017 06:33 AM by yoichi »

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Re: H-IIA - QZS-2 - (MICHIBIKI-2) - June 1, 2017 (00:20 UTC)
« Reply #7 on: 04/10/2017 05:02 PM »
QZS-2 photos.
http://qzss.go.jp/events/tsukuba_170407.html

QZS-2 and QZS-4:  Launch mass is 4,000kg  (Bus weight 1,180kg, payload mass 370kg.)  desighn life is 15year(longer than QZS-1 which was 12 years)

QZS-3 (GSO) : Launch mass is 4,700kg  (Bus weight 1,215kg, payload mass 475kg.) 
« Last Edit: 04/11/2017 08:59 PM by Fuji »

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Re: H-IIA - QZS-2 - (MICHIBIKI-2) - June 1, 2017 (00:20 UTC)
« Reply #8 on: 04/10/2017 05:41 PM »
QZS-2 photos。
http://qzss.go.jp/events/tsukuba_170407.html

QZS-2 and QZS-4:  Launch mass is 4,000kg  (Bus weight 1,180kg, payload mass 370kg.)  desighn life is 15year(longer than QZS-1 which was 12 years)

QZS-3 (GSO) : Launch mass is 4,700kg  (Bus weight 1,215kg, payload mass 475kg.) 

Also info, that QZS 2 and 4 will be launched on H-2A-202 rockets, while QZS 3 will use a H-2A-204

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Re: H-IIA - QZS-2 - (MICHIBIKI-2) - June 1, 2017 (00:20 UTC)
« Reply #9 on: 05/20/2017 11:51 PM »

Online Galactic Penguin SST

Current weather forecasts shows thunderstorms rolling around the launch site for most parts of June 1/2 so unless something changes this probably won't launch on time.  ;)
Chinese spaceflight is a cosmic riddle wrapped in a galactic mystery inside an orbital enigma... - (not) Winston Churchill

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