lundi 28 mars 2011
HTV2 to Depart from the ISS
JAXA - HTV2 Mission patch.
Japanese cargo spaceship HTV-2 will depart from the International Space Station today.
The vehicle arrived at the station on Jan.27 with about 5.3t of cargo.
Departure time from the ISS and Re-entry time to the atmosphere of the H-II Transfer Vehicle "KOUNOTORI2" (HTV2) are set as follows:
Departure from the ISS: March 28, 19:45 MSK.
Re-entry to the atmosphere March 30, about 7:10 a.m. MSK.
The photos below from blog of ISS-27 Commander Dmitry Kondratiev depict the crew preparing HTV for undocking.
KOUNOTORI2 Release/Separation Live Coverage: http://iss.jaxa.jp/en/htv/mission/htv-2/
Images, Text, Credit: Roscosmos PAO.
Publié par Orbiter.ch à 14:02