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H-II Transfer Vehicle KOUNOTORI (HTV)

KOUNOTORI3 Continues Smooth Flight

Last Updated: July 21, 2012

Following the completion of the first phase maneuver (PM1) at 6:40 p.m., July 21, 2012, KOUNOTORI3 has reached the planned orbit to perform initial height adjustment maneuvers at 8:53 p.m., July 21. KOUNOTORI3 has been continuing a smooth flight. The next HTV3 mission status update will be posted on Monday, July 23.

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