|The care package from Earth had arrived.
Last week, Japan launched the robotic
Kounotori2 spacecraft to bring needed
including food, to the
International Space Station (ISS).
Tanegashima Space Center a little over a week ago, reached the ISS in low Earth late last week.
Pictured here, Kountori2
the ISS and was about to be
by astronauts with the
Canadarm2 and attached to the
picture as seen through a window on the
ISS, the limb of the Earth is visible, including white clouds, blue water, and various tan colored landforms.
In addition to launches including humans, as many as ten
robotic spacecraft may be launched to the space station this year, potentially including spacecraft from
Europe, Japan, and a private company
in the USA.
Expedition 26 Crew,