The above schedule is subject to change due to the operation status.
The current schedule is based on a report to the Space Activities Commission on September 19, 2007.

Completion of the initial checkout and regular observation start.
December 21

Initial checkout of the bus and mission equipment.
Early November

Injection into the lunar orbit which is the regular observation orbit (at an altitude of 100 km)
October 19

VRAD satellite separation
October 12
1:28 p.m.

Relay satellite separation
October 9
9:36 a.m.

Lunar orbit injection maneuver (LOI1)
October 4
6:20 a.m.

Period Adjustment Maneuver
September 19

Orbit Control Error Correction Maneuver
September 16
8 a.m.

Orbit Injection Error Correction Maneuver
September 15
1:32 a.m.

Deployment of the high-gain antenna
Deployment of the high-gain antenna
September 14
18:52 a.m.

Deployment of the solar array paddle
Deployment of the solar array paddle
September 14
11:44 a.m.

Lift off
KAGUYA/H-IIA F13 lift off
September 14
10:31:01 a.m.
Japan Standard Time (JST)