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Launch of Kounotori cargo transporter to ISS postponed to Sept. 14

  • September 12, 2018
  • , Mainichi , p. 26
  • JMH Translation

On Sept. 11, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries announced that they will launch H-IIB Launch Vehicle No. 7 (H-IIB F7) carrying the H-II Transfer Vehicle “Kounotori 7” (HTV7), the cargo transporter [to the International Space Station], from the JAXA Tanegashima Space Center in Kagoshima Prefecture at around 6:20 a.m. on Sept. 14. The launch was originally scheduled for Sept. 11 but was postponed due to inclement weather.


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