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

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

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Osaki Y LP2
Tanegashima, Japan

The last H-II Transfer Vehicle "Kounotori" will be launched on an H-IIB 304 launch vehicle, carrying 6,200 kg (13,669 lbs) of supplies and science experiments to be conducted by astronauts aboard the International Space Station. Kounotori 9 will be the last original HTV spacecaft : its successor scheduled to launch in February 2022 will be the first of the new HTV-X version.

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Mitsubishi Heavy Industries

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. is a Japanese multinational engineering, electrical equipment and electronics company headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. MHI is one of the core companies of the Mitsubishi Group. MHI's products include aerospace components, air conditioners, aircraft, automotive components, forklift trucks, hydraulic equipment, machine tools, missiles, power generation equipment, printing machines, ships and space launch vehicles. Through its defense-related activities, it is the world's 23rd-largest defense contractor measured by 2011 defense revenues and the largest based in Japan.

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Kounotori 9


Serial HTV-9

Launch Crew Count 0

Status Single Use

Landing Time N/A


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H-IIB 304


Height 56.60 Meters

Max Stages 2

Mass To GTO 8000 kg

Liftoff Thrust 9000 kN

Diameter 5.20 Meters

Mass To LEO 16500 kg

Liftoff Mass 551 Tonnes


Launch Success 9

Consecutive Success 9

Maiden Flight 2009-09-10

Launch Failures 0


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