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H-II Transfer Vehicle KOUNOTORI (HTV)

HTV-1 performed the third and final de-orbit maneuver

Last Updated: November 2, 2009

The HTV-1 began the final de-orbit maneuver at 5:53 a.m. November 2, while the spacecraft was passing over the Central Asia. The maneuver was completed at 6:01 a.m.

HTV-1's atmospheric re-entry is expected to occur at 6:25 a.m. at 120 km above New Zealand.

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

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