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Photo-iss036e030067
International Space Station Imagery
H2 Transfer Vehicle-4 (HTV-4)
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ISS036-E-030067 (9 Aug. 2013) --- The unpiloted Japanese "Kounotori" H2 Transfer Vehicle-4 (HTV-4) approaches the International Space Station. The HTV, a 33-foot-long, 13-foot-diameter unmanned cargo transfer spacecraft, is delivering 3.6 tons of science experiments, equipment and supplies to the orbiting complex. HTV-4 launched from the Tanegashima Space Center in southern Japan on Aug.3 at 3:48 p.m. (Aug. 4 at 4:48 a.m., Japan time).

Curator: JSC PAO Web Team | Responsible NASA Official: Amiko Kauderer | Updated: 08/12/2013
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