Press Release

Launch Schedule of the H-II Transfer Vehicle KOUNOTORI8

July 29, 2019 (JST)

National Research & Development Agency
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)

H-II Transfer Vehicle KOUNOTORI8, the cargo transporter to the International Space Station (ISS), will launch aboard the H-IIB Vehicle No. 8 as follows:

Scheduled Date of Launch: September 11, 2019
Scheduled Time of Launch: 6:33 a.m. (Japan Standard Time, JST) *1
Reserved Launch Period: September 12 through October 31, 2019 *2
Location: Yoshinobu Launch Complex at the JAXA Tanegashima Space Center

Arrival of the KOUNOTORI8 at ISS if launched as scheduled:
Evening of September 14, 2019 (Japan Standard Time) *1

*1: The launch time is subject to change as the ISS orbit is updated.
*2: Launch time and date during this period are pending, determined by the ISS operations and other status.

NOTICES Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.