SpaceX cargo capsule reaches International Space Station

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifts off from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on a second resupply mission to the International Space Station in Cape CanaveralCAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) – Astronauts aboard the International Space Station used a robotic arm to pluck a SpaceX cargo capsule from orbit on Sunday and prepared to haul it aboard. The Dragon capsule, loaded with more than 2,300 pounds (1,043 kg) of science equipment, spare parts, food and supplies, blasted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on Friday aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. SpaceX is the first private company to make supply runs to the station for NASA and this is its second such mission. …


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