The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) is scheduled to launch its H-II Transfer Vehicle (HTV)-6 at 8:26 a.m. EST (10:26 p.m. Japan time) Friday, Dec. 9, from the Tanegashima Space Center in southern Japan. The launch vehicle will send the Kounotori HTV-6 into orbit on a four-day rendezvous for an arrival at the International Space Station.
Live coverage of the launch will begin at 8 a.m. on NASA Television and https://www.nasa.gov/nasatv.
For more information on previous HTV missions from JAXA to the space station visit:
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