JAXA Launches H-IIB

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H-IIB rocket of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency sits at the... News PhotoJapan,Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency,Kagoshima Prefecture,Launch Pad,Rocket,Science,Science and Technology,Sitting,Space,Space Mission,Technology,VerticalPhotographer Collection: The Asahi Shimbun 2013 The Asahi ShimbunMINAMITANE, JAPAN - AUGUST 03: (CHINA OUT, SOUTH KOREA OUT) H-IIB rocket of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) sits at the launch pad at JAXA's Tanegashima Space Center on August 3, 2013 in Minamitane, Kagoshima, Japan. The launch vehicle carries a cargo transpoter to the International Space Station 'Konotori (HTV4)' along with a Humanoid robot Kirobo, which will be a companion for Japanese astronauts Koichi Wakata at the ISS. (Photo by The Asahi Shimbun via Getty Images)