News Archive / Tagged: Telstar 12V
New “Telstar” placed in orbit with flight of H-IIA rocketJason RhianNovember 24th, 2015
A Japanese H-IIA 204 booster carried out the country's first dedicated commercial satellite launch on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015. The rocket with the Telstar 12V spacecraft thundered off the launch pad at the Tanegashima Space Center at 15:50 JST (06:50 GMT).
Japanese H-IIA 204 prepped to launch Telstar 12VJason RhianNovember 23rd, 2015
The U.S. Telstar 12V satellite is primed for launch atop a Mitsubishi Heavy Industries H-IIA 204 rocket from the launch site at Tanegashima, Japan. Liftoff is currently scheduled to take place at 15:23 JST (06:23 GMT) on Nov. 24, 2015. If everything goes according to plan, the spacecraft will become the latest addition to Telesat’s fleet of communications satellites.