2015 August 24th:  CALET reaches the ISS.berthing-1

                      

The Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency’s (JAXA) “Kounotori” H-II Transfer Vehicle (HTV-5) carrying the CALET Calorimetric Electron Telescope docked at the International Space Station at 6:28 (EDT).

 

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                                         The HTV-5 docking at the International Space Station 

 

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Video of CALET docking on the ISS

JAXA press release

ASI press release

 


 2015 August 19th:  CALET LAUNCH

After a perfect launch of the Japanese H2-B rocket by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) on August 19th at 20:50:49 (local time), CALET started its journey from Tanegashima Space Center to the International Space Station.

 

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                The H2-B rocket lifts off from Tanegashima Space Center 

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JAXA press release

ASI press release

JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency)

Video of the launch

 

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                                       The H2-B rocket at Tanegashima Space Center in preparation for the launch