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H-II Transfer Vehicle KOUNOTORI (HTV)

KOUNOTORI6 separates from the H-IIB Second Stage

Last Updated: December 9, 2016

Separations of the Solid Rocket Booster (SRB-A), the Fairing, and the H-IIB First Stage occurred as planned.
The H-IIB Second Stage burned out approximately 15 minutes after the launch, and KOUNOTORI6 was successfully separated from the H-IIB Second Stage.
Then, the KOUNOTORI6 was inserted into the planned initial orbit.

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