SpaceX Dragon Capsule Cleared Space Station Docking Sunday

SpaceX Dragon Capsule Cleared Space Station Docking SundayA privately built robot cargo ship has been cleared to link up with the International Space Station early Sunday (March 3) after a review by its builders and NASA. The cargo ship’s arrival will be one day later than planned due to a thruster issue, since fixed, that cropped up shortly after its Friday launch.

SpaceX cargo capsule cleared for Space Station docking on Sunday

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket with the Dragon capsule, lifts off from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on a second resupply mission to the International Space Station in Cape CanaveralCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., March 2 – A cargo capsule owned by Space Exploration Technologies was cleared for a belated docking at the International Space Station on Sunday after engineers resolved a problem with the spacecraft’s thruster pods, NASA said on Saturday. The Dragon spacecraft, built and operated by privately owned Space Exploration Technologies, or SpaceX, missed its scheduled arrival on Saturday after problems surfaced with three of its four thruster rocket pods shortly after launch on Friday. …