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

At 2:31:00 a.m., May 21, 2020, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) launched 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), from the JAXA Tanegashima Space Center.

H-IIB F9 flight proceeded nominally. Approximately 15 minutes 7 seconds after launch, as planned, the payload separated from the launch vehicle.

MHI expresses sincere appreciation for the support by all.