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Rocket: H-2A (202)
Payload: ALOS 2
Date: May 24, 2014
Time: 0305 GMT (11:05 p.m. EDT on 23rd)
Window: 14 minutes
Site: Launch Pad 1, Yoshinobu Launch Complex, Tanegashima, Japan
Orbit: 628 kilometers

Launch timeline

Ground track map

H-2A rocket diagram

ALOS 2 press kit

ALOS 2 pamphlet

We will have live video coverage of the launch.

Mission Status Center

By Stephen Clark

Live coverage of the Japanese H-2A rocket carrying the Advanced Land Observing Satellite 2 for the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency. Text updates will appear automatically; there is no need to reload the page. Follow us on Twitter.

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