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Main » 2016 » April » 24 » US “Dragon” spacecraft returned to flight.


US “Dragon” spacecraft returned to flight.
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On April 8, 2016 at 20:43 UTC the "Falcon 9FT” rocket-carrier was launched from the Cape Canaveral US Air Force Station in Florida. The launch was performed by the "SpaceX” private company supported by the 45th Space Wing of US Air Force. US private company SpaceX launched its "Dragon” SpX-8 (CRS-8 flight) unmanned spacecraft to the International Space Station. CRS means Commercial Resupply Services. The Dragon spacecraft is carrying about 3,136 kilograms of supplies for the space station crew and for experiments being conducted aboard the ISS. It is the 9th successful flight of a “Dragon” spacecraft and the 8th successful flight of a “Dragon” to the ISS. The most recent Dragon mission lifted off last June however the Dragon was lost during ascent after its Falcon 9 carrier rocket suffered a structural failure of its second stage.

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