Timeline for SpaceX’s next station cargo launch
Q&A with Guglielmo Aglietti, RemoveDebris principal investigator (members only)
Live coverage: SpaceX resupply mission arrives at space station
A day-and-a-half after lifting off from Cape Canaveral, a SpaceX Dragon supply ship arrived at the International Space Station on Wednesday with more than 5,800 pounds of experiments, provisions and other hardware to support the orbiting lab’s six-person crew. The cargo capsule was captured by the station’s robotic arm at 6:40 a.m. EDT (1040 GMT).
Eliminating space junk could take step toward reality with station cargo launch
Exoplanet telescope selected as ESA’s next space science mission
Photos: Converted Russian ballistic missile fires into space with satellite
Modified Russian missile boosts Europe’s newest environmental sentinel to space
Photos: Sentinel 5P environmental satellite prepared for liftoff
Live coverage: European environmental satellite launches from Russia
A modified Russian missile built for nuclear war blasted off on a peaceful mission Friday, targeting placement of a European Earth observation satellite in orbit to measure atmospheric chemistry and global air quality. Liftoff from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in northern Russia occurred at 0927 GMT (5:27 a.m. EDT).