Japanese HTV-4 Spacecraft Released from ISS

The Japanese HTV-4 unmanned cargo spacecraft was unberthed and released from the International Space Station today, September 4th 2013 with release occurring at 16:20 UTC.

HTV-4 will back away from the flying complex and re-entry Earth’s atmosphere, burning up on re-entry – disposing of the trash inside. HTV-4 was launched earlier this year and brought up supplies for the crew onboard the Station.

Source: NASA Television

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