Timeline of the H-2B rocket’s launch of the Kounotori 6 supply ship
Live coverage: Japanese HTV resupply freighter captured by station robotic arm
Photos: H-2B rocket emerges for rollout to launch pad at daybreak
Japanese cargo carrier set for launch Friday
Japan’s sixth HTV supply ship is slated to depart a picturesque spaceport on Tanegashima Island on Friday to start a four-day pursuit of the International Space Station with a cache of experiments, supplies and six lithium-ion batteries to begin overhauling the orbiting lab’s vast electrical system.