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H-II Transfer Vehicle KOUNOTORI (HTV)

Last Updated: September 9, 2009


The HTV-1 Mission will deliver approximately 4.5 tons of cargo to the ISS.

Payload Carried on the PLC

The HTV Pressurized Logistics Carrier (PLC) will carry about 3.6 tons of cargo on the HTV-1 Mission.

  • Seven HTV Resupply Racks (HRRs)
  • One Pressurized Stowage Resupply Rack (PSRR)

Payload Carried on the PLC1

HRR and PSRR (from left)

Payload Carried on the PLC2

Food, Daily Goods, Samples, Etc.

Payload Carried on the PLC3

Cargo Layout inside the PLC

Payload Carried on the ULC

The HTV Unpressurized Logistics Carrier (ULC) will carry two external experiments on the HTV-1 Mission.

    Superconducting Submilimeter-Wave Limb-Emission Sounder
  • HREP
    Hyperspectral Imager for the Coastal Ocean (HICO) & Remote Atmospheric & Ionospheric Detection System(RAIDS) Experimental Payload
Attachment Positions of the EF Payloads

Attachment Positions of the EF Payloads
(MAXI、ICS-EF、SEDA-AP were installed during the STS-127 Mission (July 2009))

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