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Kounotori 6 Launch

  • Tanegashima Space Center Japan (map)

The sixth flight of Japans HTV, Kounotori 6, will test several new technologies including thin film solar cells in space.

It has been delayed from Oct. 1 due after technicians discovered a leaking pipe on the spacecraft. JAXA is currently targeting Dec. 9 for launch.

Earlier Event: December 1
Progress MS-04 launch
Later Event: December 13
Kounotori 6 rendezvous and berthing