Category Archives: HTV-6

HTV grabbed by Canadarm2 and berthed to Harmony module

Japanese cargo spacecraft reached International Space Station and it was perfectly grabbed by Canadarm2 robotic arm. Docking was conducted by specialists from ground control center - 4.5 t of supplies and hardware finally arrived ! Lasting for over three days space journey finished as it was planned. Japanese HTV-6 “Kounotori” was launched by JAXA on…
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HTV-6 on orbit after launch from Tanegashima Space Center

Japanese space agency JAXA conducted successful launch of their H-IIB rocket with HTV robotic cargo spacecraft. Mission destination is International Space Station and nadir docking port of Harmony module. HTV-6 "Kounotori" mission was planned as first after 3 years of break and sixth mission of Japanese cargo vehicle in general. Its mission was important mainly…
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