VIDEO: JAXA Launch Two Climate Research Satellites

JAXA in conjunction with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd successfully launched the Global Changing Observation Mission-Climate (GCOM-C) and Super Low Altitude Test Satellite (SLATS) climate research satellites. Launched aboard a Japanese H-IIA rocket, the GCOM-C and SLATS satellites were confirmed to have reached their respective orbits at precisely 00:16:13 and 01:47:59 respectively.

Image Credit: Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency

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