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ISS Astronauts Await Science Cargo Aboard Japanese Spacecraft

Six crew members on board the International Space Station (ISS) are waiting for more than 4,000 kg of research and supplies set to reach the orbiting laboratory on Monday. If weather permits, the “Kounotori” or “White Stork” H-II Transfer Vehicle-5 (HTV-5) from the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (Jaxa) will deliver a key science load to […]

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Japanese Rocket Successfully Launched With Cargo for ISS

A Japanese rocket blasted off Wednesday carrying emergency supplies in an unmanned cargo vessel bound for the International Space Station. The H-IIB rocket lifted off from the southern island of Tanegashima at 8:50pm (11:50am GMT or 5:20pm IST) after the launch was postponed twice due to weather conditions, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency said. About […]

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Japan Rocket Set to Blast Off for ISS on Wednesday

A Japanese rocket is set to blast off later Wednesday, carrying emergency supplies and an unmanned cargo vessel bound for the International Space Station. The H-IIB rocket is set to lift off from the southern island of Tanegashima at 8:50pm (11:50am GMT or 5:20pm IST) after the launch was postponed twice due to weather conditions, […]