September 2, 2016 (JST)
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
National Research and Development Agency
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency decided to launch the H-IIA Launch Vehicle No. 31 (H-IIA F31) with the Geostationary Meteorological Satellite "Himawari-9" in the following schedule.
* The launch time will be set to sometime between 3:20 and 6:40 p.m. (JST)