Supply Rocket SpaceX will dock with ISS

Jan

13

2015

The unmanned Dragon spacecraft private organization SpaceX has successfully arrived at the International Space Station. The capsule is attached to the Harmony capsule and produces goods such as Christmas gifts to the astronauts on the ISS.

The Dragon arrived Monday at the space station and the robotic arm of the ISS was able to grab the capsule. The successful mission follows earlier postponement in December. Initially had to bring an unmanned supply spacecraft company Orbital Sciences goods to the six astronauts on the ISS, but failed launch in October and ended in a crash.

The astronauts were by the time elapsed kind by their ration it. They will now have to wait another day to the hatch between the Dragon and the Harmony module opens and they can at the grocery and scientific equipment. The Dragon will remain docked four days at the ISS. Later this year, new supplies, among other Russian capsules.

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