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  • Astronauts release Kounotori 7 from space station

    Derek RichardsonNovember 7th, 2018

    After a six-week stay at the ISS, the Kounotori 7 cargo ship was unberthed and commanded to depart the vicinity of the orbiting outpost.

  • Japanese Kounotori 7 brings food, science and new hardware to ISS

    Derek RichardsonSeptember 27th, 2018

    Japan’s Kounotori 7 spacecraft arrived to the International Space Station to begin a two-month period attached to the outpost while crews work to unload its 13,700 pounds (6,200 kilograms) of cargo.

  • Kounotori 7 cargo resupply mission on its way to ISS

    Tomasz NowakowskiSeptember 22nd, 2018

    Japan’s seventh cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station lifted off from the Tanegashima Space Center in southern Japan to send more than six metric tons of cargo, including supplies to for the crew, new batteries and various experiments.

  • New Kounotori 7 launch date announced by JAXA

    Tomasz NowakowskiSeptember 19th, 2018

    The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), together with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), announced a new launch date for Japan’s Kounotori 7 cargo flight to the International Space Station.

  • Typhoon near Guam prompts delay of Kounotori 7 cargo flight to ISS

    Derek RichardsonSeptember 9th, 2018

    The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) was expected to send the unpiloted Kounotori 7 cargo freighter toward the International Space Station on Sept. 10, 2018.

  • Japanese Kounotori 7 to deliver new batteries to International Space Station

    Tomasz NowakowskiSeptember 8th, 2018

    The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) is preparing its seventh resupply spacecraft bound for the International Space Station for a Sept. 10, 2018, liftoff. The mission, designated HTV-7, is slated to deliver more than six metric tons of cargo to the orbiting outpost.