The Canadarm is used to grapple the HTV-4 spacecraft. Courtesy: NASA

The Canadarm is used to grapple the HTV-4 spacecraft. Courtesy: NASA

On 9 August, the Japanese built HTV-4 freighter (and its nanosat co-paylaods Ardusat-1, Ardusat-X, TechEdSat 1, Picodragon) was captured with the Canadian robotic arm at 1122 GMT.  JAXA’s HTV-4 was docked onto the International Space Station at its Harmony node at 1538 GMT.  The craft as carrying 3.6 tons of cargo including food and scientific equipment.