Author Topic: LIVE: H-IIA 202 - IGS Radar-5 - March 17, 2017 (01:20 UTC)  (Read 9105 times)

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Looks like things are cooking up at the Western Pacific coast - the next Japanese spysat has been confirmed to fly on March 16 with the standard launch period of 01:00 - 03:00 UTC.  ;)
« Last Edit: 03/16/2017 10:10 AM by Galactic Penguin SST »
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Re: H-IIA - IGS Radar-5 - March 16, 2017
« Reply #1 on: 03/09/2017 11:11 PM »
http://blog.nvs-live.com/?eid=449

H-2A Rocket F33 Before launch briefing session
2017.03.14(Tue) 05:00~ (UST)


H-2A Rocket F33 Rollout


H-2A Rocket F33 IGS Radar-5 Satellite launch


H-2A Rocket F33 After launch press conference
   (TBD:about 100minutes after launch)


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Re: H-IIA - IGS Radar-5 - March 16, 2017
« Reply #2 on: 03/11/2017 12:16 AM »
http://space.jaxa.jp/tnsc/tn-weather/data/weekly.gif

I don't read Japanese, but going by the symbols and numbers, the weather forecast for Tanegashima appears to be acceptable during the launch window.  Am I correct?
« Last Edit: 03/11/2017 12:17 AM by zubenelgenubi »
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Re: H-IIA - IGS Radar-5 - March 16, 2017
« Reply #3 on: 03/12/2017 09:00 AM »
Launch window: 10am-12noon LT (01:00-03:00 UTC)
http://www.jaxa.jp/press/2017/01/20170125_h2af33_j.html


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Re: H-IIA - IGS Radar-5 - March 16, 2017
« Reply #4 on: 03/14/2017 05:20 AM »
The launch time was postponed to March 17 01:20 UTC.

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Re: H-IIA - IGS Radar-5 - March 16, 2017
« Reply #5 on: 03/14/2017 05:26 AM »
The launch time was postponed to March 17 01:20 UTC.

http://www.jaxa.jp/press/2017/03/20170314_h2af33_j.html

This is a weather related delay. So no 2-launches-in-1 special with F9......
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Re: H-IIA - IGS Radar-5 - March 17, 2017 (01:20 UTC)
« Reply #6 on: 03/14/2017 07:37 PM »
Weather forecast: http://space.jaxa.jp/tnsc/tn-weather/data/weekly.gif

JST = UTC + 9:00

We can see the forecast for the former and new launch windows.
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Re: H-IIA - IGS Radar-5 - March 17, 2017 (01:20 UTC)
« Reply #7 on: 03/16/2017 09:31 AM »

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Re: H-IIA - IGS Radar-5 - March 17, 2017 (01:20 UTC)
« Reply #8 on: 03/16/2017 10:09 AM »
https://twitter.com/koumeiShibata

The rocket is going out of the barn right now. You can watch it at here:



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And with that, moved for live coverage!
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According to local reports the status is currently green for terminal countdown.

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Here's the rocket (202 configuration with 2 SRBs and 4S payload fairing, as confirmed during the pre-launch press conference yesterday) on the pad: (source https://twitter.com/naritamasahiro)
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Re: LIVE: H-IIA 202 - IGS Radar-5 - March 17, 2017 (01:20 UTC)
« Reply #10 on: 03/16/2017 09:24 PM »
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恒例のレンズテスト。

Translation: usual lens test(!)

https://twitter.com/koumeishibata/status/842499741648732160

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Re: LIVE: H-IIA 202 - IGS Radar-5 - March 17, 2017 (01:20 UTC)
« Reply #11 on: 03/16/2017 11:23 PM »

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Re: LIVE: H-IIA 202 - IGS Radar-5 - March 17, 2017 (01:20 UTC)
« Reply #12 on: 03/16/2017 11:26 PM »
Five minutes to start of webcast. (YouTube says only one person is watching!)
« Last Edit: 03/16/2017 11:28 PM by Steven Pietrobon »
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Re: LIVE: H-IIA 202 - IGS Radar-5 - March 17, 2017 (01:20 UTC)
« Reply #13 on: 03/16/2017 11:30 PM »
Webcast has begun. Now getting over 500 watching.
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Re: LIVE: H-IIA 202 - IGS Radar-5 - March 17, 2017 (01:20 UTC)
« Reply #14 on: 03/16/2017 11:31 PM »
X-50 minutes. Not getting any audio.
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Re: LIVE: H-IIA 202 - IGS Radar-5 - March 17, 2017 (01:20 UTC)
« Reply #15 on: 03/16/2017 11:34 PM »
Getting audio now. A commentator is speaking in Japanese.
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Re: LIVE: H-IIA 202 - IGS Radar-5 - March 17, 2017 (01:20 UTC)
« Reply #17 on: 03/16/2017 11:36 PM »
Launch window.
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Re: LIVE: H-IIA 202 - IGS Radar-5 - March 17, 2017 (01:20 UTC)
« Reply #18 on: 03/16/2017 11:37 PM »
X-45 minutes.
« Last Edit: 03/16/2017 11:50 PM by Steven Pietrobon »
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Re: LIVE: H-IIA 202 - IGS Radar-5 - March 17, 2017 (01:20 UTC)
« Reply #19 on: 03/16/2017 11:38 PM »
Launch location.
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