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H-II Transfer Vehicle KOUNOTORI (HTV)

KOUNOTORI3 Leaves the ISS

Last Updated: September 13, 2012
image: KOUNOTORI3 released from the SSRMS.

KOUNOTORI3 released from the SSRMS. (Credit: JAXA/NASA)

Using the Space Station Remote Manipulator System (SSRMS), KOUNOTORI3 (HTV3) was moved to the releasing point below the station and released from the SSRMS at 0:50 a.m., September 13, 2012.

After the release, KOUNOTORI3 performed separation maneuvers to depart from the ISS proximity. KOUNOTORI3 is scheduled to reenter the atmosphere at 2:24 p.m. on September 14.

*All times are Japan Standard Time (JST)

 
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