HTV Launched

Keith's note: The HTV has been launched. SRBs and payload fairings have separated from the launch vehicle. First stage has shut down and separated. Second Stage engines have ignited.

HTV/H-IIB Live Launch Webcast Coverage

"HTV/H-IIB Live Launch through the Internet at 1:30 a.m. on Sept. 11th (Fri, JST) The H-II Transfer Vehicle (HTV) Demonstration Flight and the H-IIB Launch Vehicle are undergoing final launch preparations at the Vehicle Assembly Building waiting for their launch on Sept. 11 (Fri.) JAXA will broadcast a live launch report through the Internet from 1:30 a.m. on Sept. 11th (Japan Standard Time.)"

Japanese space station mission holds many firsts, SpaceflightNow

"Liftoff is scheduled for 1701:46 GMT Thursday (1:01 p.m. EDT; 2:01 a.m. JST) from Launch Pad No. 2 of the Yoshinobu launch complex at the Tanegashima space center."

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