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KOUNOTORI6 Mission Completed

KOUNOTORI6 Mission Completed (February 7, 2017)

KOUNOTORI6 (HTV6) descended to an altitude of 120km over the east coast of New Zealand and reentered the Earth's atmosphere at around 0:06 a.m. on February 6. KOUNOTORI6 successfully completed its cargo supply mission to the ISS.

Reentry of KOUNOTORI6 was confirmed

Reentry of KOUNOTORI6 was confirmed (February 6, 2017)

Reentry of the H-II Transfer Vehicle KOUNOTORI6 (HTV6) into Earth's atmosphere was confirmed.

KOUNOTORI6 performed its third de-orbit maneuver for reentry

KOUNOTORI6 performed its third de-orbit maneuver for reentry (February 5, 2017)

At 11:42 p.m. on February 5, KOUNOTORI6 (HTV6) performed the third de-orbit maneuver for the reentry into the Earth's atmosphere. The HTV6's reentry is scheduled for 0:06 a.m., on February 6.

KOUNOTORI6 performed its second de-orbit maneuver for reentry

KOUNOTORI6 performed its second de-orbit maneuver for reentry (February 5, 2017)

KOUNOTORI6 (HTV6) performed its second de-orbit maneuver for the reentry into the Earth's atmosphere at 7:12 p.m., February 5. The third de-orbit maneuver will take place at 11:42 p.m. KOUNOTORI6 is scheduled to reenter into the atmosphere at 0:06 a.m., February 6.

KOUNOTORI6 performed its first de-orbit maneuvers for reentry

KOUNOTORI6 performed its first de-orbit maneuvers for reentry (February 5, 2017)

KOUNOTORI6 (HTV6) performed its first de-orbit maneuver for the reentry into the Earth's atmosphere at 5:42 p.m., February 5. KOUNOTORI6 will perform two more maneuvers and is scheduled to reenter the atmosphere at 0:06 a.m., February 6.

KOUNOTORI6 Leaves the ISS

KOUNOTORI6 Leaves the ISS (January 28, 2017)

Grappled by the Space Station Remote Manipulator System (SSRMS), KOUNOTORI6 was moved to the releasing point below the ISS and was released at 0:45 a.m., January 28.

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