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H-II Transfer Vehicle KOUNOTORI (HTV)

KOUNOTORI3 Reaches 5km behind the ISS

Last Updated: July 27, 2012

KOUNOTORI3 arrived at 5km behind the ISS, called the Approach Initiation (AI) point, at 3:26 p.m., July 27.

At the AI point, KOUNOTORI3 holds its approach and maintains the distance from the ISS while waiting for an approval for further approach to the ISS.

Image: Rendezvous Plan

Rendezvous Plan

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