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Launch Schedule

Launch of the H-II Transfer Vehicle "KOUNOTORI6" (HTV6) aboard the H-IIB Launch Vehicle No. 6

Scheduled date of the launch:
December 9 (Fri.), 2016 (Japan Standard Time, JST)
Launch time:
around 10:26 p.m. (JST) (Note 1)
Launch windows:
December 10 (Sat.) through December 31 (Sat.), 2016 (Note 2)
Launch site:
Yoshinobu Launch Complex at the Tanegashima Space Center

Note 1: Time will be determined by the updated orbit of the International Space Station (ISS).
Note 2: The launch day and time during the launch windows shall be decided by the international coordination for ISS operations.

Launch of H-IIA Launch Vehicle No. 32

Scheduled date of the launch:
January 24 (Tue.), 2017 (Japan Standard Time, JST)
Launch time:
4:44 p.m. through 5:58 p.m. (JST) (Note 1)
Launch windows:
January 25 (Wed.) through February 28 (Tue.), 2017 (JST)
Launch site:
Yoshinobu Launch Complex at the Tanegashima Space Center

Note 1: Launch window is subject to change in the event of delay.
Note 2: Built and operated by DSN Corporation, a subsidiary of SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation, as part of development and operation of X-band satellite communications for the Japanese Ministry of Defense.

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