Japanese cargo spacecraft HTV-9, launched on may 21 from the spaceport in the South-West of Japan, is heading to the International space station. It is reported by NASA.
The docking of spacecraft with the ISS is scheduled for may 25. In the aerospace exploration Agency of Japan noted that after the delivery, the spacecraft will leave the ISS with unnecessary materials, and will later burn up in Earth’s atmosphere.
The ship will deliver to the station?? about 4 tons of cargo.
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