Launch Schedule of the H-II Transfer Vehicle KOUNOTORI9 aboard the H-IIB Vehicle No. 9

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries hereby announces the launch schedule of the H-IIB Launch Vehicle No. 9 (H-IIB F9) which carries aboard the H-II Transfer Vehicle "KOUNOTORI9" (HTV9), the cargo transporter to the International Space Station (ISS). 

Launch Date :Thursday, May 21, 2020
Launch Time : 2:30 am (Japan Standard Time, JST) *1
Reserved Launch Period : May 22 through June 30, 2020 *2

*1) The launch time is subject to change as the ISS orbit is updated.
*2) Launch time and date during this period are pending, determined by the ISS operations and other status.