H-IIB 304 | Kounotori 9 (HTV-9)

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries launch of a H-IIB 304 Rocket


Mitsubishi Heavy Industries is scheduled to launch a H-IIB 304 rocket as part of the Kounotori 9 (HTV-9) mission. The launch window for the Resupply mission is on Thu, Apr 30th, 2020, 8:00 PM EDT from Osaki Y LP2, Tanegashima, Japan. The status of the launch is Red. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch!


Kounotori 9 (HTV-9)

Uncrewed cargo resupply mission to International Space Station.


Osaki Y LP2, Tanegashima, Japan

Tanegashima, Japan
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency



H-IIB (H2B) is an expendable launch system used to launch H-II Transfer Vehicles (HTV, or Kounotori) towards the International Space Station. H-IIB rockets are liquid-fuelled with solid-fuel strap-on boosters and are launched from the Tanegashima Space Center in Japan. Mitsubishi and JAXA have been primarily responsible for design, manufacture, and operation of H-IIB.

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
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