HTV demonstration flight

From: Ralf Vandebergh (ralf.vandebergh@home.nl)
Date: Fri Aug 13 2010 - 08:57:00 UTC

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    More images for the Seesat archieve:
    
    The H-II Transfer Vehicle (HTV) is an unmanned resupply spacecraft used to resupply the ISS
    and here are images of its demonstration flight taken 2009:
    
    Taken 3 days after launch. The vehicle appeared for the naked eye reddish/yellowish:
    
    http://tinyurl.com/2eljgmz
    
    The images were sent to the JAXA HTV engineers, and was widely appreciated
    as the first optical imagery of the HTV in orbit (before seen in the ISS camera's):
    
    
    approach (one shot): 
    http://tinyurl.com/2v2jw4x
    
    
    movie taken within one second showing air turbulence:
    
    http://tinyurl.com/3algrdw
    
    
    Best regards,
    Ralf Vandebergh
    
    
    
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