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  • ISS crew swaps out cargo ships while preparing for ISS upgrades

    Derek RichardsonOctober 4th, 2015

    Expedition 45 crew of the International Space Station (ISS) spent the week of Sept. 28 to Oct. 2 swapping cargo ships while rewiring power to prepare the outpost for future visiting vehicles – all while conducting cutting-edge science.

  • Fifth Japanese Kounotori cargo ship departs from ISS

    Derek RichardsonSeptember 28th, 2015

    After five weeks attached to the International Space Station, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency's (JAXA) Kounotori (White Stork) 5 cargo ship was unberthed by the Expedition 45 crew on Sept. 28, 2015, and sent on a path that will lead to its destructive atmospheric re-entry over the Pacific Ocean on Tuesday, Sept. 29.

  • Kounotori-5 successfully delivers cargo to ISS crew

    Britt RawcliffeAugust 25th, 2015

    At 10:02 a.m. EDT (14:02 GMT) on Aug. 24, Japan’s HTV-5 spacecraft was berthed with the International Space Station. After a final approach that started in the very early hours of the day, the initial capture made was with the Canadarm2 at 6:28 a.m. EDT (10:28 GMT).