November 30, 2014 (JST)
Launch Postponement of Hayabusa2 by H-IIA Launch Vehicle No. 26
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency h ave decided to postpone the launch of the Asteroid Explorer "Hayabusa2" by the H-IIA Launch Vehicle No. 26 (H-IIA F26) from the Tanegashima Space Center to December 3 (Wed.), 2014 (Japan Standard Time,) as a result of the go/no go dec ision meeting today which carefully checked the weather forecast and found tha t strong wind exceeding the weather restrictions was projected around the laun ch pad at the scheduled launch time on the previous schedule launch day of Dec . 1 (Mon.), 2014.
The launch time on Dec. 3 (Wed.) will be at 1:22:04 p.m. (JST.)
The launch may be delayed further depending on weather conditions and other fa ctors.
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73, Hideo JH3XCU.