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革新的衛星技術実証2号機/イプシロンロケット5号機打上げライブ中継・LIVE: Launch of the Epsilon-5 with Innovative Satellites 2 onboard

2021年10月7日9時51分、イプシロンロケット5号機による革新的衛星技術実証2号機の打上げの様子を打上げ30分前からライブ配信します(番組開始は9時15分を予定)。Please join us for the live coverage of the launch of the Epsilon-5 with ...


RAISE-2 & Others


Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Test Flight

Low Earth Orbit M-V Pad Uchinoura Space Center, Japan

8 payloads will fly on this mission : "RApid Innovative payload demonstration SatellitE-2" (RAISE-2), DRUMS (Debris Removal Unprecedented Micro-Satellite), Hibari, Z-Sat, and four CubeSat (ASTERISC, ARICA, NANODRAGON, KOSEN-1).


SwGustav • Nov. 9, 2021, 2:27 a.m.

Launch success confirmed per webcast

SwGustav • Nov. 9, 2021, 12:56 a.m.


Cosmic_Penguin • Nov. 6, 2021, 8:36 a.m.

New launch date and time.


Family: Epsilon

The Epsilon rocket is a Japanese solid-fuel rocket designed to launch scientific satellites. It is a follow-on project to the larger and more expensive M-V rocket which was retired in 2006. The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) began developing the Epsilon in 2007. It is capable of placing a 590 kg payload into Sun-synchronous orbit.

  • Minimum Stage
  • Max Stage
  • Length
    24.4 m
  • Diameter
    2.5 m
  • Fairing Diameter
    2.5 m
  • Launch Mass
    91 T
  • Thrust
    2271 kN
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  • Family
  • Variant
  • Alias
  • Full Name
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity
    590 kg

Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency

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Administrator: Hiroshi Yamakawa Founded: 2003 Successes: 6 Failures: 1 Pending: 3

Agency Type: Government

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) is Japan's national aero-space agency. Through the merger of three previously independent organizations, JAXA was formed on 1 October 2003. JAXA is responsible for research, technology development and the launch of satellites into orbit, and is involved in many more advanced missions, such as asteroid exploration and possible manned exploration of the Moon. JAXA launch their Epsilon vehicle from the Uchinoura Space Center and their H-II vehicles from the Tanegashima Space Center.


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