Glitch identified in aborted Epsilon launch
NHK -- Aug 31
Japan's science minister says botched data transmission has been identified as the cause of the aborted launch earlier this week of the new Epsilon rocket.

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency called off Epsilon's first launch on Tuesday 19 seconds before liftoff after a sensor detected an irregularity in the rocket's posture.

Hakubun Shimomura said on Friday that a ground-based computer had tried to receive data from the rocket 0.07 seconds before the information was actually transmitted.

27日に打ち上げが中止された国産新型ロケット「イプシロン」について、下村文部科学­相は、9月の早い時期に打ち上げる計画を明らかにした。
Source: NHK
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