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H-II Transfer Vehicle KOUNOTORI (HTV)

The UTA and MBSU transfer operations completed

Last Updated: August 29, 2013

Between August 24-25 (US time), spare parts of the Utility Transfer Assembly (UTA) and the Main Bus Switching Unit (MBSU), both have been carried onboard the KOUNOTORI4 Exposed Pallet (EP), were removed and installed on the temporal platform.

The HTV EP is to be reinstalled into the Unpressurized Logistics Carrier (ULC) on August 30.

On the ISS pressurized modules, transfer of the cargo from the HTV4 Pressurized Logistics Carrier (PLC) completed. Currently ISS crew is moving disposal items to the HTV4.

HTV4's unberthing and releasing are scheduled for September 4.

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