Japanese Space Station to Lunched H-II Transfer Vehicle

The 4th Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) H-II transmit Vehicle, or HTV-4, launched aboard an H-IIB launch vehicle from the Tanegashima Space Center in southern Japan at 3:48 p.m. EDT  Saturday  morning 4:48 a.m. Sunday, Japan time to start on a weeklong opening to the International Space Station as well known as Kounotori, or “white stork,” since it is representative of an main delivery, HTV-4 is carrying extra than 3.5 tons of supply, food  and experiment hardware for the station’s Expedition 36 crew at the time of launch, the station was flying 260 order miles over southwest Russia near the margin of Kazakhstan.

The HTV-4 is a 33-foot-long, 13-foot-diameter for the 10 meter by 4 meter unmanned cargo move spacecraft by way of together pressurized and unpressurized part to send supplies certain for inside and outside the station to the HTV-4’s unpressurized part is send two orbital replacement units (ORUs) to a spare Main Bus Switching Unit (MBSU) and a spare Utility Transfer Assembly (UTA) to stay the space station’s electrical system working smoothly.

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