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H-II Transfer Vehicle KOUNOTORI (HTV)


Last Updated´╝ÜAugust 20, 2020

Reentry of KOUNOTORI9 was confirmed (August 20, 2020)

The reentry of the H-II Transfer Vehicle KOUNOTORI9 (HTV9) into Earth's atmosphere was confirmed.

KOUNOTORI9 performed final de-orbit maneuver for reentry (August 20, 2020)

KOUNOTORI9 performed three de-orbit maneuvers for reentry into Earth's atmosphere.

KOUNOTORI9 Leaves the ISS (August 19, 2020)

Captured by the SSRMS, KOUNOTORI9 was moved to the releasing point below the station and released into orbit.

KOUNOTORI9 was unberthed from the nadir port of Harmony (Node 2) by the SSRMS (August 18, 2020)

KOUNOTORI9 was unberthed from the nadir port of Harmony (Node 2) by the SSRMS at 10:51 p.m., August 18.

A World's First Successful Demonstrative Mission of On-orbit Wireless LAN Communication and Transmission of Monitored Docking Images! (July 3, 2020)

On May 25, 2020, videos taken by the camera installed on the H-II Transfer Vehicle "KOUNOTORI9" (HTV9) were successfully transferred to the ISS using wireless LAN (WLAN) in the vehicle's upward approaching phase for capture.

HTV9 Payload (June 2, 2020)

HTV9 payload web page.

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