When the unmanned SpaceX CRS-3 Dragon capsule docked with the International Space Station on Easter Sunday, it had a little something for everybody. Astronauts got their own lettuce garden. Robonaut 2 finally got his legs. And the space station even got new visitors: 48 bacterial cultures, courtesy of Project...
The Expedition 39 crew welcomed nearly two and a half tons of supplies and scientific payloads to the International Space Station with the arrival of the third SpaceX Dragon commercial cargo spacecraft Sunday.
SpaceX's unmanned Dragon spacecraft reached the International Space Station on Sunday, bearing supplies and equipment for the station's crew. The cargo run is the third by SpaceX under a 12-flight, $1.6 billion contract with NASA.
Successful rendezvous with ISS for unmanned "Dragon" spacecraft carrying supplies
SpaceX company's space capsule Dragon delivered two tons of food, gear, experiments and care packages to the six men aboard the International Space Station on Sunday. Dragon chased the space station for two days following its Cape Canaveral launch
Private spaceflight company SpaceX launches its third official Dragon cargo run to the International Space Station from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The company's Dragon capsule is expected to deliver about 5,000 pounds of food, supplies and experiments.
Robotnaut may have left the Earth Friday, but fear not, mortals; the beings in the sky have heard your pleas. On the morning of Easter Sunday, after three days in space, your Robo-lord and savior shall rise again! You know, when SpaceX's cargo ship connects to the ISS, delivering Robonaut's legs, among other things. Why, what did you think I meant?
A SpaceX Dragon spacecraft full of NASA cargo, experiments and equipment blazed into orbit Friday, April 18, aboard the company's Falcon 9 rocket. The astronauts aboard the International Space Station will unload the supplies after the Dragon arrives at the orbiting research laboratory.
It took four tries, but SpaceX’s CRS-3 mission is on its way to the International Space Station (ISS). Today at 3:25:21PM, EDT, the unmanned Dragon cargo spacecraft lifted off atop a Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape...Show More Summary
The SpaceX Dragon capsule that just left Earth for the International Space Station is carrying many an important item: a new laser communication system, coffee (which they just ran out of!), a planter for fresh produce, and billions and billions of microbes swabbed from dinosaur bones, sneakers, and spacecraft clean rooms. Show More Summary
The Dragon capsule will carry important science experiments to the International Space Station. It also holds a part needed to repair a backup computer on the ISS.
SpaceX will make its second attempt on Friday, April 18, to send the Dragon spacecraft on a Falcon 9 rocket to the International Space Station on its third resupply mission. The launch is scheduled for 3:25 p.m. EDT and will be broadcast live from the SpaceX website starting at 2:45 p.m. Show More Summary
A SpaceX Dragon capsule docked with the International Space Station. Among the competing portfolios in America's vast government, NASA normally rests quietly as a low-tier agency. It lacks the huge budgets allocated to defence or welfare. Show More Summary
Monday's launch attempt of the SpaceX Dragon cargo craft, loaded with nearly 5,000 pounds of supplies for the International Space Station's Expedition 39 crew, was scrubbed due to a helium leak on the Falcon 9 first stage. The next launch opportunity would be Friday, April 18 at 3:25 p.m. EDT if the issue can be resolved.
Unfortunately, it wasn't third time's a charm for the SpaceX CRS-3 mission to send an unmanned Dragon cargo ship to the International Space Station (ISS). In a statement today, SpaceX announced that the Monday launch of the Falcon 9 rocket has been rescheduled until April 18 because of a helium leak in the first stage. Show More Summary
The launch of SpaceX's Dragon cargo ship to the International Space Station on Monday has been cancelled. NASA tweeted that the cancellation is due to a helium leak in the Falcon 9 rocket's first stage. The next launch opportunity is Friday at 3:35 p.m. Show More Summary
NASA's Robonaut 2 has been patiently awaiting the arrival of his robotic Doc Ock legs as he sits completely immobile on a support post. Today, his lower half is launching to the ISS aboard the SpaceX Dragon spacecraft at 4:58PM ET, and then he'll be able to move freely about the space station and free up human astronauts for more complex tasks.
Mission managers will proceed with the Monday launch of SpaceX's Dragon cargo ship atop a Falcon 9 rocket to the International Space Station despite an issue with a backup electronics box on the station. The third resupply mission from Space X, the California-based company founded by billionaire Elon Musk, will launch on Monday at 4:48 p.m. Show More Summary