Japanese Cargo Mission Reaches ISS

Japan’s HTV-9 resupply ship in the grips of the Canadarm2 robotic arm after being captured.
Credit: NASA
HOUSTON—The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency’s (JAXA) ninth resupply mission completed a 4-ton cargo delivery to the International Space Station (ISS) early May 25. The orbiting science laboratory’s commander, NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy, and flight engineer Ivan Vagner, a Russian cosmonaut...

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