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Successful launch of Astro-E2
Delay of launch due to bad weather
Low temperature helium top-off
Rehearsal of the launch day
Launcher set test
Cool down of solid neon of X-ray spectrometer
Move to launch tower
Nose fairing was attached
Connect Astro-E2 with 3rd-stage rocket
Astro-E2 was moved to the clean booth, for connection with third-stage rocket
Final inspection and maintenace of Astro-E2 satellite
About Uchinoura Space Center (USC)
Final spacecraft-level tests
Change of Astro-E2 launch window
Astro-E2 arrived at USC
About Astro-E2 launch window
Astro-E2 Arrived at Tsukuba Space Center
Astro-E2 left ISAS
All the tests at Sagamihara campus are finished
Astro-E2 dressed up
Detailed Spacecraft Function Test Performed
Final Phase of Spacecraft Final I&T
Delay of Astro-E2 Launch
2004-04-01 Final Spacecraft I&T started.
1st Spacecraft I&T finished.
4th Science Working Group Meeting was held.
Status report on 1st Spacecraft I&T
Report on 2nd Science Working Group Meeting
2001-12-11 1st Science Working Group Meeting was held.
Start of the Astro-E2 project
2001-10-01 The Astro-E2 project started in the US.
2001-04-01 The Astro-E2 project started in Japan.
Launch of Astro-E
2000-01-17 Desciption of Astro-E (press release) [
ISAS/JAXA Department of High Energy Astrophysics
Wednesday, 17-Aug-2005 20:00:47 JST