Station crew captures Dragon supply ship, gets early start on unpacking
SpaceX launches cargo capsule full of science experiments
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket climbed into space Monday from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center atop a column of gleaming exhaust, shooting a commercial resupply vessel toward the International Space Station with research projects looking into cosmic rays, the origin of Parkinson’s disease, the utility of small satellites and an experimental radiation-tolerant supercomputer.
4K video replay liftoff Falcon 9 rocket’s liftoff on station cargo flight
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Video: Falcon 9 launch viewed from KSC press site
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Photos: SpaceX rolls out rocket for next station resupply flight
Video: NASA and SpaceX brief media on space station cargo flight
Live coverage: Station astronauts capture SpaceX supply ship
Two days after lifting off from Florida’s Space Coast, a Dragon cargo capsule packed with more than 6,400 pounds of research experiments and crew supplies arrived at the International Space Station on Wednesday. Astronaut Jack Fischer used the station’s robotic arm to grapple the supply ship at 6:52 a.m. EDT (1052 GMT).