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Japan has successfully launched its new asteroid explorer Hayabusa 2

| News, Science and Technology News, Transportation News | 12/03/2014


H2A - Hayabusa 2

Launch Success of H-IIA Launch Vehicle No. 26 with “Hayabusa2″ Onboard
Date: Dec 3, 2014
Source: Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) successfully launched the H-IIA Launch Vehicle No. 26 (H-IIA F26) with the Asteroid Explorer “Hayabusa2″ onboard at 1:22:04 p.m. on December 3, 2014 (Japan Standard Time, JST) from the Tanegashima Space Center. The launch vehicle flew as planned, and at approximately one hour, 47 minutes and 21 seconds after liftoff, the separation of the Hayabusa2 to earth-escape trajectory was confirmed.

With a launch success rate for H-IIA/B launch vehicles at 96.7%, this launch confirms the quality and reliability of the H-IIA/B.


Hayabusa2 to clarify the origin and evolution of the solar system as well as life matter

Establishing deep space exploration technology and new challenges

The Asteroid Explorer “Hayabusa2″ is a successor to the “Hayabusa”, which verified various new exploration technologies and returned to Earth in June 2010. The “Hayabusa2″ is setting out on a journey to clarify the origin and evolution of the solar system as well as life matter. The “Hayabusa2″ will find out more about the world.

We would like to express our profound appreciation for the cooperation and support of all related personnel and organizations that helped contribute to the successful launch of the H-IIA F26.

    

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