SpaceX Dragon Cargo Ship Arrives at Space Station With Supplies

2 months ago admin Comments Off on SpaceX Dragon Cargo Ship Arrives at Space Station With Supplies
SpaceX’s unmanned Dragon cargo ship arrived today at the International Space Station, packed with food, gear and science experiments for the astronauts living in orbit. “We have capture confirmed,” a NASA commentator said, as the space station’s robotic arm latched onto the gum-drop shaped spacecraft at 6:40 am (1040 GMT), at a moment when the spacecraft was over the southern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Also Read: OnePlus Bullet Wireless Earphones to be Launched With OnePlus 6

Over the coming hours, the spacecraft will be brought closer and bolted onto the orbiting outpost. Astronauts will begin unpacking later today. The cargo ship is carrying 5,800 pounds (2,600 kilograms) of food, supplies and science experiments to enable the study of thunderstorms, anti-cancer drugs, and technology to remove debris in orbit.

Also Read: Will Samsung Launch The Galaxy S9 Mini After The Plus?

The mission is the 14th for SpaceX under a $1.6 billion contract with NASA to resupply the space station over multiple years. Both the Dragon cargo vessel and the Falcon 9 booster that launched in on Monday were flown to space before, marking the second time SpaceX has used a recycled spaceship and rocket to reach the ISS.

Watch: Vivo V9 Review: First Android Clone of iPhone X in India

 

Also Watch
  • Salman Khan Judgment Reaction: Jodhpur and Mumbai React as Superstar Gets 5 Years in Jail
    Salman Khan Judgment Reaction: Jodhpur and Mumbai React as Superstar Gets 5 Years in Jail
  • YouTube Attack : Four Injured In Shooting At Company Headquarters
    Wednesday 04 April , 2018
    YouTube Attack : Four Injured In Shooting At Company Headquarters
  • Why CBSE Decided Against Class X Re-Examination
    Wednesday 04 April , 2018
    Why CBSE Decided Against Class X Re-Examination
  • Terminator Says 'I'm Back' : Arnold Schwarzenegger ​Wakes Up From Heart Surgery in Style
    Monday 02 April , 2018
    Terminator Says ‘I’m Back’ : Arnold Schwarzenegger ​Wakes Up From Heart Surgery in Style
  • Bharat Bandh Explainer: Why Dalits Took To The Streets in Protest
    Monday 02 April , 2018
    Bharat Bandh Explainer: Why Dalits Took To The Streets in Protest

[afsp_imgs kwd=”technics” num=”1″ wd=”640″ hg=”360″]

[afsp_tube kwd=”technics” num=”1″ wd=”640″ hg=”360″]