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Success of Epsilon-3 Launch with ASNARO-2 Aboard

JAXA - Epsilon 03 Mission patch.

Jan. 18, 2018 (JST)

Epsilon-3 Launch with ASNARO-2 Aboard

At 6:06:11 a.m. (Japan Standard Time) January 18, 2017, JAXA launched Epsilon-3, the third Epsilon launch vehicle which encapsulates NEC Small radar satellite "ASNARO-2", from the JAXA Uchinoura Space Center.

Video above: The live launch report for the third Epsilon Launch Vehicle with the NEC small radar satellite "ASNARO-2". Video Credit: JAXA.

The launch occurred on time. The launch and flight of Epsilon-3 took place normally. Approximately 52 minutes 35 seconds into the flight, the separation of ASNARO-2 proceeded, with confirmation as successful.

ASNARO-2 satellite

The project is the second for the ASNARO program, which stands for Advanced Satellite with New System ARchitecture for Observation.

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