HTV demonstration flight

From: Ralf Vandebergh (
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:
    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):
    movie taken within one second showing air turbulence:
    Best regards,
    Ralf Vandebergh
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