Japanese cargo spacecraft departed the Space Station.
On September 04, 2013 the Japanese "HTV Kounotori-4” unmanned supply spacecraft departed the International Space Station. At 12:09 UTC by using the space station's robotic arm Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano and US astronaut Karen Nyberg removed the HTV-4 cargo vehicle from its port on the Harmony module. At about 16:20 the spacecraft was released. It will be deorbited on September 07, 2013.