13:08 Mon 29th October 2018
H-2A No. 40 equipped with Tonko was launched from the Tanegashima Space Center.
About 30 minutes after launch, Ten-Koh separate from the fairing and put it into orbit.
And around 15:40, we received the first signal at the ground station in Argentina and
confirmed that Ten-Koh is working properly.
We will perform initial operation in the first week. After that,
we will begin to operate sensors and mission equipment etc.