December 6, 2013
(27 July 2012) --- In the grasp of the International Space Station's Canadarm2, the unpiloted Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) H-II Transfer Vehicle (HTV-3) is berthed to the Earth-facing port of the station's Harmony node. The attachment was completed at 10:34 a.m. (EDT) on July 27, 2012. Earth's horizon and the blackness of space provide the backdrop for the scene.
Topics: Environment, Space technology, Spaceflight, Spacecraft, Disaster Accident, Kounotori 2, HTV-1, H-II Transfer Vehicle, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Canadarm2, Harmony, Japanese space program, Unmanned resupply spacecraft, International Space Station