Japanese Cargo Mission Heads For Space Station

Credit: Kounotori: NASA
HOUSTON—The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency’s (JAXA) sixth resupply mission to the International Space Station, HTV-6, lifted off from the Tanegashima Space Center on Dec. 9, initiating a four-day trip to the orbiting science laboratory. The unmanned craft is carrying 4 1/2 tons of cargo that...

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