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SpaceX Dragon cargo capsule arrives at space station

SpaceX Dragon cargo capsule arrives at space station

SpaceX’s robotic Dragon cargo capsule arrived at the International Space Station early this morning (March 9), delivering more than 4,300 lbs. (1,950 kilograms) of supplies to the orbiting lab. NASA astronaut Jessica Meir used the station’s huge Canadarm robotic arm to capture Dragon at 6:25 a.m. EDT (1025 GMT), while …

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SpaceX launches the last flight of its original Dragon cargo capsule

SpaceX launches the last flight of its original Dragon cargo capsule

Late last night, SpaceX successfully launched its Falcon 9 rocket on the company’s 20th cargo mission to the International Space Station, sending more than 4,500 pounds of supplies and science experiments to the three crew members living in orbit. Following takeoff, SpaceX then landed its Falcon 9 on solid ground— …

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SpaceX launches cargo toward space station, aces 50th rocket landing

SpaceX launches cargo toward space station, aces 50th rocket landing

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida — SpaceX successfully launched an uncrewed Dragon spacecraft for NASA today (March 6), sending fresh supplies toward the International Space Station (ISS) — and also sticking another rocket landing, the 50th for the company overall. The two-stage Falcon 9 rocket used in today’s flight is a veteran; …

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Japan cruise ship evacuees: Americans from the floating quarantine zone get stuck on buses with no bathrooms and fly 10 hours in cargo planes

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“They have sent over a dozen emails assuring us that there would not be an additional quarantine, and they just told us that we’d be re-quarantined for 14 more days,” said a sobbing Karey Maniscalco. Others, like Gay Courter from Florida, were grateful to the US government. “I want to …

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Northrop Grumman launches Cygnus cargo ship to space station for NASA

A Northrop Grumman Antares rocket launches the uncrewed Cygnus NG-13 cargo ship to the International Space Station from NASA

Northrop Grumman launched a Cygnus spacecraft filled with NASA supplies (and some tasty treats) to the International Space Station Saturday (Feb. 15) in an afternoon liftoff that had some impeccable timing.  An Antares rocket (also built by Northrop Grumman) launched the uncrewed Cygnus NG-13 spacecraft at 3:21 p.m. EST (2043 …

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