Launch of GCOM-W1 & KOMPSAT-3 on Japanese H-IIA Rocket

A Japanese H-IIA rocket lifted off from Tanegashima Space Center today, May 17th 2012 at 16:39 UTC carrying the GCOM-W1 weather satellite for JAXA and KOMPSAT-3 for Korea. This was the 21st launch of the H-IIA rocket.

Source: JAXA

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