Japanese Supply Ship Heads to Space Station

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An unmanned Japanese space case is going to the International Space Station with 5,500 kilograms (12,000 pounds) of freight including nourishment, tests and new batteries.

The specialty was propelled Sunday at 2:52 a.m. from the Tanegashima Space Center in southern Japan. It will take four and a half days to achieve the space station.

The dispatch was postponed for around about fourteen days in view of terrible climate and a mechanical issue.

The deferral has driven NASA to put off two space strolls to introduce the six lithium-particle batteries until the point when new group individuals touch base one month from now. They will trade maturing nickel-hydrogen batteries for the station’s electric power.

The container is a 9-meter-(30-foot-) long barrel that will be recovered by the space station’s mechanical arm. It is named Kounotori, which implies white stork.

Source: Techstory

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