Japanese unmanned spacecraft
will reach ISS soon
On 22nd January, Japanese unmanned spacecraft KOUNOTORI-2 (HTV as its English acronym) developed by Japanese space agency (JAXA) was successfully launched.
On 27th January, KOUNOTORI will approach and berth to the International Space Station (ISS).
The final approach and berthing to the ISS will be live-broadcasted on 27th through JAXA's website below.
- Streaming video (Japanese): http://iss.jaxa.jp/htv/mission/htv-2/library/live/
- (1) 7:50 PM - 8:50 PM (JST) (10:50 AM - 11:50 AM (UT)) : Final approach to the ISS and captured by ISS robot arm "CANADARM"
- (2) 10:45 PM - 11:45 PM (JST) (1:45 PM - 2:45 PM (UT)) : Berthing to the ISS
- Information (English): http://www.jaxa.jp/countdown/h2bf2/index_e.html
- Related site:
- NASA website: http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/nasatv/index.html
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