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.
Launch of the H-II Transfer Vehicle "KOUNOTORI5" (HTV5) aboard the H-IIB Launch Vehicle No. 5
|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)|
|HTV5 Capture||August 20, 2015|
|Berthing to the ISS||August 21, 2105|
|Separation from the ISS||September 27, 2015|
|September 28, 2015|
|Altitude||Insertion Orbit: 200 km x 300 km (elliptical orbit)
Rendezvous: Approx. 402km
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