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Astronaut Serena Auñón-Chancellor monitors the arrival of the H-II Transfer Vehicle-7 | by NASA Johnson
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Astronaut Serena Auñón-Chancellor monitors the arrival of the H-II Transfer Vehicle-7

iss056e195892 (Sept. 27, 2018) --- Flight Engineer Serena Auñón-Chancellor of NASA monitors the arrival of the H-II Transfer Vehicle-7 (HTV-7) before it was captured during Expedition 56 by Commander Drew Feustel operating the Canadarm2 robotic arm. The HTV-7 from the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) delivered six new lithium-ion batteries and adapter plates to upgrade the International Space Station's power systems. The Japanese resupply ship also delivered science experiments and research hardware including a new sample holder for the Electrostatic Levitation Furnace (JAXA-ELF), a protein crystal growth experiment at low temperatures (JAXA LT PCG), an investigation that looks at the effect of microgravity on bone marrow (MARROW), a Life Sciences Glovebox, and additional EXPRESS Racks.

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Taken on September 27, 2018