|Astronauts Get Ready for Japan’s Seventh Cargo Mission and Two U.S. Spacewalks|
Posted Sep 4, 2018 at 1:19 pm
A rocket carrying Japan’s seventh H-II Transfer Vehicle (HTV-7) is poised to
On Sept. 10, the
The duo practiced for next week’s approach and rendezvous of the HTV-7 ...
After the HTV-7 arrives, robotics controllers will begin the work of removing six new lithium-ion batteries from the HTV-7’s External Pallet and storing them on the Port 4 (P4) truss structure. They will replace a dozen older nickel-hydrogen batteries on the station’s P4. Nine of the older batteries will be stowed inside the HTV-7 for disposal and the other three stored on the P4.