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H-II Transfer Vehicle KOUNOTORI (HTV)

KOUNOTORI5 Completes the Third Height Adjustment Maneuver

Last Updated: August 24, 2015

KOUNOTORI5 completed its third Height Adjustment Maneuver at 3:12 p.m. (6:12 a.m. UTC), August 24.

Once KOUNOTORI5 enters the proximity communications zone, KOUNOTORI5 will establish communications with the Proximity Communication System (PROX) on board the ISS.
Then, KOUNOTORI5 gradually approaches the ISS from the below.

KOUNOTORI5's rendezvous and grapple will be broadcast via YouTube (will start 10:05 a.m. UTC) and NASA TV (will start 10:15 a.m. UTC).

Coverage of the Rendezvous and Grapple of the "Kounotori" HTV5 (starts 10:05 a.m. UTC), August 24.

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

 
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