Japan Delays KOUNOTORI2/H-IIB F2 Cargo Launch from Tanegashima Space Center

The launch of the H-IIB Launch Vehicle No. 2 with the KOUNOTORI2 (HTV2, a cargo transporter to the International Space Station) onboard has been rescheduled due to weather restrictions anticipated at the launch site for on January 20, 2011. The new launch day and time will be announced as soon as it is decided.

The new launch day will be no earlier than Saturday, January 22 2011 from the Tanegashima Space Center in the southern part of Japan with live launch coverage over NASA-TV as it happens. The two (capsule/rocket) vehicles are called “KOUNOTORI2/H-IIB F2.”

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