HOUSTON – The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency’s weather-delayed fifth resupply mission to the International Space Station embarked on a five-day trek to the six-person orbiting science laboratory early Aug. 19 with a successful liftoff from the Tanegashima Space Center. The HTV-5 Kounotori, carrying 4.7 tons of food, water, clothing and other equipment, was on course to rendezvous early Aug. 24. The equipment included hardware to establish a galley in the oldest of the U.S. ...


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