Aiming at the launch and success of the mission, for some years the Astro-H team members have been hard at work at research and development, making steady progress. They have faced many tough obstacles along this long road. They have had many moments of success. This diary is an introduction to the daily work life -- and to the excitements -- of these members.

Aug 10, 2012 Commencement of thermal testing of the thermal test model (TTM)
May 15, 2012 Completion of the HXT-1 mirror section
May 7, 2012 Baking of EOB TTM model
May 1, 2012 Astro-H introductory movie opened to the public.
May 1, 2012 Astro-H satellite one-tenth scale model opened to the public.
Apr 21, 2012 Completion of pre-collimator for SXT-S telescope
Apr 17, 2012 Thermal test models for Astro-H systems being built by Canada and Europe have arrived in Japan
Mar 29, 2012 Vibration Testing of HXT test housing
Mar 22, 2012 Astro-H session at Annual Meeting of Astronomical Society of Japan
Jan 30, 2012 Baking out of HXT housing

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