WATCH LIVE: Japanese Cargo Craft To Dock With ISS At 6:55 a.m. Monday

By  //  August 24, 2015

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live coverage begins at 5:15 a.m.

ABOVE LIVESTREAM: The “Kounotori” H-II Transfer Vehicle-5 (HTV-5) will dock with the International Space Station at 6:55 a.m. Live coverage of the event begins at 5:15 a.m.

NASA.gov – The “Kounotori” H-II Transfer Vehicle-5 (HTV-5) from the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency is delivering more than 9,500 pounds of research and supplies for the six-person station crew.

SpaceCoastDaily.com will have live coverage of the HTV-5 arrival starting at 5:15 a.m. EDT with capture due at about 6:55 a.m.

Loaded with more than 4.5 tons of supplies, including water, spare parts and experiment hardware for the six-person space station crew, the unpiloted cargo craft, named Kounotori, Japanese for “white stork,” has traveled five days to reach the station.

Space Station Crew Awaits Arrival of Japanese Cargo Craft-580

The “Kounotori” H-II Transfer Vehicle-5 (HTV-5) from the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency is delivering more than 9,500 pounds of research and supplies for the six-person station crew. (NASA.gov image)


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