SpaceX launches Dragon cargo ship to space station, lands rocket.
Another Dragon is on its way to the International Space Station (ISS).
SpaceX launched its 27th contracted cargo mission for NASA on Tuesday (March 14), sending a robotic Dragon capsule aloft from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida at 8:30 p.m.
EDT (0030 GMT on March 15).
If all goes according to plan, the Dragon will arrive at the ISS on Thursday (March 16) at 7:52 a.m.
EDT (1152 GMT).
You can watch that rendezvous live here at Space.com, courtesy of NASA.
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The newly launched mission, known as CRS-27, was the the third for this particular Dragon capsule and the seventh for the first stage of the Falcon 9 rocket that carried it to orbit.
That booster will likely fly again: It came down for a pinpoint touchdown on the SpaceX drone ship A Shortfall of Gravitas about seven minutes and 45 seconds after liftoff on Tuesday.
Foreign SpaceX launches Dragon cargo ship to Space station lands rocket another Dragon is on its way to the International Space Station is SpaceX Launched its 27th contracted cargo Mission for NASA on Tuesday March 14 Sending a robotic Dragon capsule Aloft From Cape Canaveral space force station In Florida at 8 30 PM EDT 0030 GMT on March 15. if all goes According to plan the dragon will arrive At the ISS on Thursday March 16 at 7 52 A.m EDT 1152 GMT you can watch that Rendezvous live here at space.com Courtesy of NASA to stay up to date with Latest top stories make sure to Subscribe to this YouTube channel by Clicking the button above this video the Newly launched Mission known as crs-27 Was the the third for this particular Dragon capsule and the seventh for the First stage of the Falcon 9 rocket that Carried it to orbit that booster will Likely fly again it came down for a Pinpoint touchdown on the SpaceX drone Ship a shortfall of Gravitas about 7 Minutes and 45 seconds after liftoff on Tuesday the landing was a historic one For the company and for spaciflite in General in an industry that has Historically been male dominated today's Recovery operations are being managed by An all-female crew SpaceX engineer
Zachary Lupine said during the crs-27 Launch webcast in fact we believe it to Be the first all-female crew for any Kind of operation like this and if it's Not the first then we're in great Company that crew is responsible for Operating the recovery ships and getting The Falcon 9 safely back to shore Lupine Explained on crs-27 Dragon is hauling up Spacewalk equipment vehicle hardware and Other supplies as well as about 60 new Scientific experiments among the Scientific gear are the final two Investigations for tissue chips in space A project run by the U.S National Institutes of Health and the International Space Station National Laboratory both studies Cardinal heart 2.0 and engineered heart tissues to use Small devices containing living cells That mimic functions of human tissues And organs to advance the development of Treatments for cardiac dysfunction NASA Officials wrote in an update on March 9 Another scientific payload going up on Crs-27 is the hunchball clamp monopod Which was built by Houston area high School students the monopod could make It easier to film in Space Agency Officials said dragon is also carrying Food including some rare treats for Astronauts accustomed to eating Preserved vittles out of a boxer bag the Crews requested some fresh fruit and
Refrigerated cheeses Phil Dempsey NASA's International Space Station program Transportation integration manager said During a pre-launch press conference on Monday March 13 so on board are apples Blueberries grapefruit oranges and Cherry tomatoes as well as a few Different cheeses the cargo Dragon will Join one of its crew carrying cousins at The ISS on Thursday the crew Dragon Endeavor arrived at the orbiting lab on March 3 delivering the four astronauts Of spacex's crew 6 mission for NASA on Saturday March 11 the four space Flyers Of spacex's crew 5 letheus heading for Home aboard the crew Dragon endurance Editor's note this story was updated at 9 20 p.m EDT on March 14 with news of Successful launch in rocket Landing Mike Wall is the author of out there opens a New tab Grand Central publishing 2018 Illustrated by Carl Tate a book about The search for alien life follow him on Twitter at mitchelldwall opens a new tab Follow us on Twitter at space.com opens In new tab or on Facebook Dot Thank you