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H-II Transfer Vehicle KOUNOTORI (HTV)

KOUNOTORI4 Reaches 5km behind the ISS

Last Updated: August 9, 2013

KOUNOTORI4 arrived at 5km behind the ISS, called the Approach Initiation (AI) point, at 2:31 p.m., August 9.

At the AI point, KOUNOTORI4 holds its approach and maintains the distance from the ISS while waiting for an approval for further approach to the ISS.

Image: Rendezvous Plan

Rendezvous Plan

*All times are Japan Standard Time (JST. UTC + 9 hours)

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