September 28, 2022

Japan will launch a huge communications satellite today. Here’s how to watch it live.

A highly advanced commercial interactions satellite will lift off from Japan on Wednesday (Dec. 22) and you can see the action live.The substantial Inmarsat-6 F1 satellite is arranged to release atop a Mitsubishi Heavy Industries H-2A rocket Wednesday from Tanegashima Space Center in Japan during a two-hour window that opens at 9:33 a.m. EST (1433 GMT; 11:33 p.m. local time at Tanegashima). You can see it live in the window listed below, courtesy of satellite operator Inmarsat, or directly by means of the London-based company.A Mitsubishi Heavy Industries H-2A rocket bring the Inmarsat-6 F1 communications satellites stands atop its launch pad at Japans Tanegashima Space Center ahead of a planned Dec. 22, 2021 launch. (Image credit: Inmarsat) The I-6 satellites will be compatible with existing terminals for Inmarsats already-operational ELERA and Global Xpress networks, business representatives said.The H-2A is Japans main medium-lift launcher.

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