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Japanese HTV-3 Berthed to International Space Station

27 Jul 2012, 20:07 UTC
Japanese HTV-3 Berthed to International Space Station
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The HTV-3 Japanese cargo spacecraft was successfully captured with the International Space Station’s Canadarm 2 robotic arm, and then installed to a docking port. JAXA astronaut Aki Hoshide berthed the HTV supply ship, called Kounotori3, or “white stork,” at 14:19 GMT (10:19 EDT) on July 27, 2012 to the Earth-facing side of the Harmony node on the ISS.Above is a timelapse of the capture and berthing provided by SpaceVids. (...)Read the rest of Japanese HTV-3 Berthed to International Space Station (249 words)© nancy for Universe Today, 2012. | Permalink | No comment | Post tags: HTV-3, ISS, JAXA, Space Station Feed enhanced by Better Feed from Ozh

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