2 to ISS

JAXA has posted video of the successful Jan 22 launch of Japan’s HTV-2 cargo transfer vehicle – renamed Kounotori 2 – to the International Space Station.

Video: JAXA

It was the second flight for the uprated H-IIB launch vehicle, following the launch of HTV-1 in September 2009. Kounotori 2 is scheduled to dock with the ISS on Jan 28.

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