AKATSUKI Special Site

Live Report

Live Broadcast

JAXA will broadcast the launch of the Venus Climate Orbiter "AKATSUKI" and the Small Solar Power Sail Demonstrator "IKAROS" by the H-IIA Launch Vehicle No. 17 (H-IIA F17) from the Tanegashima Space Center through the Internet.
*The copyright of the JAXA broadcast belongs to JAXA.

Broadcast Schedule
From 6:30 a.m. on May 21 (Fri) (about 80 minutes)
*The above schedule is subject to change due to the preparation status and weather conditions.
*Broadcasting is not available anymore. Thank you.

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Public Viewing
JAXA's live broadcast program was provided for the public to view at the following spots. Thank you for visiting.

* The audience could be limited at some spots due to capacity limitations. If there is a change in the launch date, public viewing may be cancelled. We appreciate your understanding in advance.

Information Center JAXA i
Address: OAZO Shops & Restaurants, 1-6-4 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo [ MAP ]
Phone: +81-3-6266-6400 (JAXA Public Affairs Department)

Kagoshima University - Inamori Academy Public Space
1-21-30 Korimoto, Kagoshima [Map]
Phone: + 81-99-285-3858

Soka University
1-236 Tangi-cho, Hachioji City, Tokyo [Map]
Phone: +81-42-691-9400
Sagamihara Campus 1st Floor, Meeting Room at Research and Administration Building
Address: 3-1-1 Yoshinodai, Chuou-ku, Sagamihara, Kanagawa [ MAP ]
Phone: +81-42-759-8008

Aichi University of Technology
50-2 Manori Nishihasama-cyo, Gamagori, Aichi [Map]
Phone: +81-533-68-1135

Launching Observation Points
On the launch day, access will be restricted to the Tanegashima Space Center and within a three (3) kilometer radius of the launch pad. However, you can observe the launch freely from outside the access restricted areas. The following are some especially scenic spots for the launch operated by Minamitane Town Hall.

Hase Park
Address: Shinhase Minamitane-town, Kumage-gun, Kagoshima
Phone: +81-997-26-1111 (Minamitane Town Hall)

Uchugaoka Park
Address: Nakanoshimo Minamitane-town, Kumage-gun, Kagoshima
Phone: +81-997-26-1111 (Minamitane Town Hall)
Maenomine Ground
Address: Kaminaka Minamitane-town, Kumage-gun, Kagoshima
Phone: +81-997-26-1111 (Minamitane Town Hall)