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JAXA Freighter Heading To The International Space Station
2013-08-04 06:13:17

A Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency spacecraft carrying supplies, food, experiment hardware and one pint-sized talking robot has begun its weeklong journey to the International Space Station after lifting off from the Tanegashima Space Center on Saturday afternoon.

2012-09-06 12:45:45

NASA Television will provide live coverage of the third Japanese "Kounotori" H-II Transfer Vehicle (HTV) cargo ship's departure from the International Space Station in two broadcasts Wednesday, Sept. 12.

Japan's Kounotori Docked With Space Station
2012-07-28 05:43:16

After its quick journey through space, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency's H-II Transfer Vehicle (HTV-3) docked with the International Space Station (ISS) on Friday.

2009-11-02 12:07:44

After completing a mission to the International Space Station in September, Japan's new space freighter burned up in the Earth's atmosphere on Friday.

2009-09-18 08:39:50

The unpiloted Japanese H-II Transfer Vehicle (HTV) arrived at the International Space Station Thursday and was attached at 6:26 pm EDT using the station’s robotic arm.

2009-09-11 10:55:00

Japan successfully launched its first-ever cargo vehicle on Friday to the International Space Station.

2009-06-02 08:55:08

Since the arrival of three new astronauts to the International Space Station on May 29, the orbiting outpost has become home to six crewmembers for the first time in its history.

2009-03-08 09:10:00

NASA officials will hold a media briefing at 1 pm CDT on Wednesday, March 11, to discuss the 19th long-duration mission aboard the International Space Station.