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H-II Transfer Vehicle KOUNOTORI (HTV)

Reentry of KOUNOTORI9 was confirmed

Last Updated: August 20, 2020

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

Estimated re-entry* 4:07 p.m., August 20
Estimated splashdown 4:19 p.m. to 4:57 p.m., August 20

* Altitude at 120km

HTV Mission Control Room during the reentry of KOUNOTORI9 at the Tsukuba Space Center (Credit: JAXA)

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

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