september, 2018

15sep00:00H-IIB • HTV-7

Event Details

Launch Date: Mid-September 2018
Launch Window: TBA
Launch Vehicle: H-IIB
Launch Operator: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
Launch Site: Yoshinobu, Tanegashima Space Center, Japan
Payload: H-IIA Transfer Vehicle 7
Mission Operator: JAXA
Payload Type: International Space Station Resupply Mission


A Japanese H-IIB rocket will launch the seventh H-II Transfer Vehicle on a six-day rendezvous with the International Space Station under Japan’s obligations to deliver supplies to the orbiting laboratory and its six crew members. HTV-7 will deliver around four metric tons of pressurized cargo and 1.9 metric tons in its Unpressurized Logistics Carrier, carrying the second set of six Lithium-Ion batteries to ISS for installation on the external truss of the complex in a ongoing effort to outfit the spacecraft for its last decade of operations.


Mission Resources:

? Launch Vehicle Overview: H-IIB

? Spacecraft Overview: H-II Transfer Vehicle

Countdown Timeline

Launch Weather

?Launch Site Schedule


(Saturday) 00:00 UTC


Tanegashima Pad 1

Yoshinobu Launch Complex LP-1, Japan, 〒891-3793 Kagoshima-ken, Kumage-gun, Minamitane-chō, Kukinaga, 南種子町茎永麻津