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"Kounotori 4" (HTV4) Mission Digest

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Posted 18 November 2013 - 02:51 PM

"Kounotori 4" (HTV4) Mission Digest

(In Japanese with English subtitles)

In August, 2013, KOUNOTORI 4 embarked on a cargo supply mission to the International Space Station (ISS), located about 400km above the Earth.
KOUNOTORI received high International acclaim for its previous three missions. Along with maintaining safe and stable cargo transportation, new attempts have started to utilize KOUNOTORI as a test bed. In this footage, we will show you an overview of the KOUNOTORI 4 mission and the significance of continuing the mission in the future. In addition, we will explore the great possibilities KOUNOTORI harbors.


Credit: JAXA

Source: JAXA - Video

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