News Archive / Tagged: H-IIB
Kounotori 7 cargo resupply mission on its way to ISSTomasz 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 JAXATomasz 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.
HTV-7 launch rescheduled to September 15Tomasz NowakowskiSeptember 12th, 2018
Weather issues continue to plague JAXA's attempts to send an array of critical supplies to the ISS - including some which could reschedule important activities at the station.
Typhoon near Guam prompts delay of Kounotori 7 cargo flight to ISSDerek 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 StationTomasz 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.
Japan’s ‘White Stork’ HTV launches with crucial supplies for ISSTomasz NowakowskiDecember 9th, 2016
Japan’s sixth H-II Transfer Vehicle (HTV), also known as “Kounotori” (“White Stork” in Japanese), has successfully launched atop an H-IIB booster carrying essential cargo for the International Space Station (ISS). The rocket lifted off on Friday, Dec. 9, at 10:26 p.m. Japan Standard Time (13:26 GMT / 8:26 a.m. EST) from the Yoshinobu Launch Complex at the Tanegashima Space Center.
Japanese Kounotori 6 set for launch to ISSDerek RichardsonDecember 8th, 2016
After discovering a leaking pipe during an early August pressurization test, prompting a delay, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) is ready to send its Kounotori 6 (HTV-6) skyward toward the International Space Station.