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H-II Transfer Vehicle KOUNOTORI (HTV)

KOUNOTORI5 being Fastened to Harmony with the CBM Bolts

Last Updated: August 25, 2015

KOUNOTORI5 is Fastened to Harmony (Credit: JAXA/NASA)

The Common Berthing Mechanism (CBM) between KOUNOTORI5 and Harmony was fastened with the bolts at 11:58 p.m. (2:58 p.m. UTC), August 24.

Later, the ISS crew members will open the hatch of the nadir port of Harmony to connect the electrical and communications cables (vestibule outfitting).

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