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Launch of 9 Japanese satellites scrubbed due to strong winds


Launch of 9 Japanese satellites scrubbed due to strong winds Nine small Japanese satellites will have to wait a bit longer yet to reach orbit. An Epsilon rocket was scheduled to lift off from Japan's Uchinoura Space Center tonight (Oct. 6) at 8:51 p.m. EDT (0051 GMT on Oct. 7). However, strong upper-level winds caused launch managers to scrub for the day. It was the second nixed liftoff for this Epsilon. The rocket was originally supposed to fly on Sept. 30, but that try was scrubbed late due to issues with a ground station. It was not immediately clear when the next launch attempt will be.   More



(Source: Space.com - Oct 7)

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