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H-II Transfer Vehicle KOUNOTORI (HTV)

KOUNOTORI3 Mission Completed

Last Updated: September 14, 2012

After the final de-orbit maneuver, KOUNOTORI3 lowered its orbiting altitude and reached at an altitude of 120 km. KOUNOTORI3 reentered Earth's atmosphere at 2:27 p.m. on September 14, 2012, over the east coast of New Zealand. KOUNOTORI3 successfully completed its cargo supply mission to the ISS.

Estimated Reentry Time 2:27 p.m.
September 14
Estimated Time of Debris
Splashdown in the Ocean
2:38 p.m. to 2:59 p.m.
September 14

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

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