Tuesday, August 25, 2015
The HTV-5 Cargo Freighter Arrives at the ISS...
NASA / JAXA - Kimiya Yui
Successful Berthing of the H-II Transfer Vehicle "KOUNOTORI 5" (HTV-5) to the International Space Station (Press Release)
The H-II Transfer Vehicle KOUNOTORI 5 (HTV-5) started its final approach to the International Space Station (ISS), and was captured by the ISS robotic arm at 7:29 PM on August 24, Japan Standard Time (JST). Being captured and maneuvered by the robotic arm, the HTV-5 was successfully berthed to the ISS at 2:28 AM on August 25 (JST).
Once after berthing of vehicle, the internal and external cargo will be unloaded by the on-board crew.
Source: Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency
NASA / Scott Kelly