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H-II Transfer Vehicle KOUNOTORI (HTV)

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HTV5 (KOUNOTORI5) Mission

The H-II Transfer Vehicle (HTV) "KOUNOTORI (white stork)," developed in Japan, is an unmanned cargo transfer spacecraft that delivers supplies to the International Space Station (ISS).

KOUNOTORI5 is scheduled to be launched on Sunday, August 16, 2015.

Payload and other information will follow at a later date.

News

Launch of the H-II Transfer Vehicle

Launch of the H-II Transfer Vehicle "KOUNOTORI5" (HTV5) aboard the H-IIB Launch Vehicle No. 5 (June 9, 2015)

Launch of the H-II Transfer Vehicle "KOUNOTORI5" (HTV5) aboard the H-IIB Launch Vehicle No. 5

≫ HTV5 Mission News

Flight Schedule

HTV5 Mission Schedule (as of June 9, 2015)
All times are Japan Standard Time (JST)
Item Description
Launch date August 16, 2015
Launch time around 10:01 p.m.*1
Launch window Aug. 17 (Mon.) - Sept. 30 (Wed.), 2015 *2
Launch site Yoshinobu Launch Complex, Tanegashima Space Center (TNSC)

*1: Time will be determined by the updated orbit of the International Space Station (ISS).
*2: The launch day and time during the launch windows shall be decided by the international coordination for ISS operations.

 
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