Epsilon
ERG (ARASE)

Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency launch of a Epsilon Rocket

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Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency was scheduled to launch a Epsilon rocket as part of the ERG (Exploration of energization and Radiation in Geospace) mission. The launch window for the Earth Science mission was on Tue, Dec 20th, 2016, 6:00 AM from Mu Center, Uchinoura Space Center, Japan. The status of the launch was Success. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Epsilon and experience the excitement for yourself.


Mission

ERG (Exploration of energization and Radiation in Geospace)

The ERG  (Exploration of energization and Radiation in Geospace) project is a mission to study the Van Allen belts. The task is to elucidate how highly charged electrons are born while they generate and vanish repeatedly along with space storms caused by the disturbance of solar wind, influenced by space storms, and how space storms are developed.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

Mu Center, Uchinoura Space Center, Japan

Uchinoura Space Center, Japan
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency

Rocket

Epsilon

Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency
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