Launch of Japanese H-IIA Rocket with ASTRO-H Onboard

A Japanese H-IIA rocket has successfully launched from the Tanegashima Space Center at 08:45 UTC, February 17th 2016 carrying the ASTRO-H payload into orbit. ASTRO-H is an X-ray astronomy payload satellite commissioned by JAXA for studying extremely energetic processes in the universe.

Source: JAXA

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