Astro-H News


Mission Press Releases

  • Operation Plan of X-ray Astronomy Satellite ASTRO-H (Hitomi)
    Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) - Thursday, April 28, 2016
    Posted on: 4/28/2016 7:11:20 PM PDT

  • X-ray Astronomy Satellite Hitomi Completes Critical Operation Phase
    Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) - Tuesday, March 1, 2016
    Posted on: 3/1/2016 3:34:45 PM PDT

  • Launch Success of H-IIA Launch Vehicle No. 30 with X-ray Astronomy Satellite (ASTRO-H) Onboard
    Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) - Wednesday, February 17, 2016
    Posted on: 2/17/2016 3:50:06 PM PDT

  • Successful Launch of ASTRO-H, New X-ray Eyes on the Universe
    Canadian Space Agency - Wednesday, February 17, 2016
    Posted on: 2/17/2016 3:48:40 PM PDT

  • Astro-H Satellite Will Gather Elusive X-ray Data From Black Holes and Supernovae
    Canadian Astronomical Society - Friday, May 27, 2011
    Posted on: 5/28/2011 12:55:43 AM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • NASA SMD ROSES-16 Amendment 9: Cancelation of D.11 ASTRO-H GO
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - September 9, 2016
    Posted on: 5/9/2016 6:34:39 PM PDT

  • JAXA: Communication Failure of X-ray Astronomy Satellite “Hitomi” (ASTRO-H)
    Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) - March 27, 2016
    Posted on: 3/27/2016 1:25:37 PM PDT

  • Launch Postponement of H-IIA Launch with X-ray Astronomy Satellite ASTRO-H
    Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) - February 15, 2016
    Posted on: 2/15/2016 8:04:06 PM PDT

  • Launch Time and Window of X-ray Astronomy Satellite ASTRO-H
    Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) - February 10, 2016
    Posted on: 2/10/2016 4:30:51 PM PDT