Feb 15, 2016

Launch of Japanese X-ray satellite rescheduled for Wednesday

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. said they will reattempt the launch of an H-IIA rocket carrying the X-ray astronomy satellite ASTRO-H on Wednesday afternoon. A planned launch last Friday was scrubbed when bad weather was forecast. The H-IIA Launch ...

Weather forecloses on SpaceX rocket launch, landing test

Apr 14, 2015

Weather forecloses on SpaceX rocket launch, landing test

The launch of an unmanned SpaceX rocket — and an innovative attempt to land it on an ocean barge — were postponed on Monday due to poor weather at the Florida launch site, officials said. The rocket, carrying a Dragon cargo ship bound for ...

Jan 29, 2015

Bad weather delays launch of intelligence satellite

The launch of a rocket carrying a backup radar system for a government intelligence gathering was postponed Thursday by bad weather. The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. said there was a risk of electrical storm clouds at the time ...