Japanese HTV-6 Cargo Spacecraft departs ISS

After successfully delivering 5.9 tonns of supplies for the International Space Station the unmanned Japanese HTV-6 spacecraft was unberthed from a port on the complex by the Station’s long robotic arm before being released.

The main cargo carried onboard were 6 new batteries for the Space Station.

After release the Spacecrafts thrusters helped fly it away from the complex, it will re-enter Earth’s atmosphere destroying itself full of cargo and old batteries from the ISS.

Source: NASA Television

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