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Latest Aviation News Space 'DRAGON CAPTURED' AS CARGO ARRIVES AT SPACE STATION

'Dragon captured' as cargo arrives at space station

AFP
18/08/2017 | 155 words
SpaceX's unmanned Dragon cargo vessel, carrying the first super-computer to space as part of its 6,400 pound (2,900 kilograms) payload arrived Wednesday at the International Space Station."And that is confirmed capture," said a NASA commentator as space station's robotic arm grabbed the spaceship at 6:52 am (1052 GMT).The spaceship blasted off Monday from Cape Canaveral, Florida, carrying food, science experiments and other gear for the astronauts living in orbit.It is the 12th mission for SpaceX under a $1.6 billion contract with NASA.A key part of the cargo is a (...)
 
 
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