Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency:JAXA
  • contact us
  • Japanese

H-II Transfer Vehicle KOUNOTORI (HTV)

KOUNOTORI6 has arrived at the launch pad

Last Updated: December 9, 2016

H-IIB rocket arrives at the launch pad (Credit: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries/Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency)

From 06:00-06:30 a.m., December 9, the encapsulated KOUNOTORI6 was transferred from the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) to the Launch Pad 2 (LP2) in the Tanegashima Space Center (TNSC).

You can watch a time-lapse video of the H-IIB rocket rollout (MP4: 48.4MB)

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

Copyright 2007 Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency Site Policy