At 8:00 AM Japan Standard Time (JST) (1700 UTC), the H-IIB launcher was quietly counting down toward liftoff, currently scheduled for 7:06 PM Phoenix time (0206 UTC 21 July, 11:06 AM JST).
We are now at T-2 Hours until launch.
The cargo loaded aboard Kounitori-3 includes:
1.1 metric tons of unpressurized cargo for the Kibo Exposed Facility (EF)
3.5 metric tons of pressurized cargo