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H-II Transfer Vehicle KOUNOTORI (HTV)

KOUNOTORI3 Initiates Communications with Tsukuba (HTV MCR)

Last Updated: July 21, 2012

KOUNOTORI3 has successfully established communications with the NASA's TDRS, and initiated communications with the HTV Mission Control Room (HTV MCR) at the Tsukuba Space Center (TKSC). KOUNOTORI3 also established two-axis attitude.

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