H-IIB 304 | Kounotori 4 (HTV-4)

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries launch of a H-IIB 304 Rocket

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Mitsubishi Heavy Industries was scheduled to launch a H-IIB 304 rocket as part of the Kounotori 4 (HTV-4) mission. The launch window for the Resupply mission was on Sat, Aug 3rd, 2013, 3:48 PM EDT from Osaki Y LP2, Tanegashima, Japan. The status of the launch was Success. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the H-IIB 304 and experience the excitement for yourself.

Mission

Kounotori 4 (HTV-4)

Uncrewed cargo resupply mission to International Space Station delayed from June 2012.

Location

Osaki Y LP2, Tanegashima, Japan

Tanegashima, Japan
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency

Rocket

H-IIB

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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