Japanese Cargo Spaceship Delivers Food, Water, Batteries to ISS

11:01 14/12/2016
Japan's Kounotori 6 cargo spaceship was launched with the H-IIB launch vehicle from Tanegashima Space Center on Friday to deliver 5.9 tonnes of goods to the International Space Station (ISS), according to local media.
Japan's Kounotori 6 cargo spaceship, carrying food, drinking water, seven small satellites and new lithium-ion batteries, arrived at the International Space Station (ISS) on Tuesday, local media reported.

Kounotori 6 was launched with the H-IIB launch vehicle from Tanegashima Space Center on Friday to deliver 5.9 tonnes of goods to the ISS, according to the Kyodo news agency. 

On December 5, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) said that Kountory 6, also known as HTV-6, is expected to remain attached to the ISS for over five weeks.