View Full Version : Japan Launches New Era of ISS Resupply Ships

2009-Sep-10, 06:10 PM
Japan successfully launched its first re-supply spacecraft to the International Space Station today. After liftoff at 17:01 GMT (12:01 CDT) from Tanegashima Space Center in southern Japan, flight controllers confirmed the HTV-1 spacecraft separated from the H-2B rocket and now is in its preliminary orbit. The flight profile has the HTV taking seven [...]

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Weakly Interacting MP
2009-Sep-10, 08:11 PM
Tanegashima Space Center in southern Japan is a spaceport I hadn't heard of till this story. Getting to be alot of them, isn't there?

Congrats to them too!