Wednesday, 12 December, 2018

SpaceX to Launch Dragon Resupply Mission Wednesday

Dragon Falcon 9 launch CRS-14 After mice food delay, SpaceX set for space station resupply launch Wednesday
Frank Williams | 08 December, 2018, 01:42

Moments later, it said 'It appears stage 1 has made a water landing off the coast of Cape Canaveral'.

Unfortunately for SpaceX, the launch of the cargo resupply trip wasn't quite flawless. SpaceX was scheduled to launch the Falcon 9 carrying the supplies on Tuesday but delayed the launch until Wednesday.

Koenigsmann said the booster deliberately avoided land after sensing a problem, a built-in safety feature, and even managed to touch down upright in the Atlantic, atop its landing legs. Moreover, when the rocket successfully landed on the court - delivering the ongoing mission of the SSO-A SmallSat Express more than 60 satellites from 35 partners to orbit - SpaceX experts also noted that the missile does not require any lengthy and complicated fix work, thereby indicating that subsequent start will be made, apparently, without any visible technical changes.

It should arrive at the space station on Saturday morning.

Monday, the company launched 64 small satellites on a single launch of California, then landed the Falcon 9 rocket's first stage on a floating barge.

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In a response to someone else's tweet, Musk clarified that SpaceX may use this Falcon 9 "for an internal SpaceX mission", but no further information on that was provided.

Today continues an extraordinary week for orbital launches. Canadarm2) to capture the Dragon spacecraft and attach it to the orbiting laboratory. The Dragon spacecraft, which had previously been used for the CRS-10 mission in February of 2017, carried more than 2,540 kg (5,600 lbs) of supplies and payloads.

The arrival of the Dragon spacecraft will also be the subject of a live webcast. Thus, in theory, the company expects to reduce the price by $ 5 million.

The International Space Station now has six crewmembers; three arrived Monday (Dec. 3), and three have been there since June.

European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst, NASA astronaut Serena Auñón-Chancellor and Russian cosmonaut Sergey Prokopyev will head back to Earth Dec. 20 after six and a half months in space - but not before helping out with unpacking the Dragon! The Dragon is scheduled to return to Earth in mid-January.

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