Showing posts with label Kounotori. Show all posts
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Saturday, December 10, 2016

After 10 Years of Development, Japan Launches Space Junk Collector Into Orbit

On Friday night Japan launched an unmanned spaceship containing a ‘space junk collector’ bound for the International Space Station (ISS). The "Kounotori" (stork in Japanese) was attached to an H-IIB rocket and departed from Tanegashima Island in the Kagoshima Prefecture.

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