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Photo-iss036e039425
International Space Station Imagery
Luca Parmitano reads an HTV-4 checklist
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ISS036-E-039425 (3 Sept. 2013) --- European Space Agency astronaut Luca Parmitano, Expedition 36 flight engineer, reads over a procedures checklist in the International Space Station's Cupola during preparations to release the Japanese "Kounotori" H2 Transfer Vehicle-4 (HTV-4) ending its one-month stay at the space station. The automated resupply craft will be grappled by the Canadarm2, removed from the Harmony node and released for a destructive reentry into Earth's atmosphere.

Curator: JSC PAO Web Team | Responsible NASA Official: Amiko Kauderer | Updated: 09/06/2013
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