Photo: twitter.com/NASA Cargo ship Dragon
Dragon delivered to the station more than 2.5 tons of cargo – food, equipment and materials for carrying out the several dozen scientific experiments.
The cargo ship Dragon, developed by SpaceX, made on Monday, may 6, dock with the International space station.
The capture of the ship and its connections to the gateway hatch Harmony module was carried out using the remote manipulator Canadarm 2. The broadcast was carried out on the NASA website.
This is the 17th commercial space flight to supply the ISS, SpaceX performed by order of NASA. Dragon delivered to the station more than 2.5 tons of cargo – food, equipment and materials for carrying out several dozens of scientific experiments scheduled for the ISS-59/60.
For this mission use the returned Dragon capsule is already flying in August 2017.
Checkout this incredible time lapse video of this morning”s capture of the @SpaceX Dragon cargo craft by the astronaut @Astro_DavidS of @CSA_ASC, backed up by @AstroHague of @NASA. #AskNASA | https://t.co/cBNqC5JGaz pic.twitter.com/IUp0FnpoW2
— Intl. Space Station (@Space_Station) on may 6, 2019.
Previously in SpaceX confirmed that the space capsule Crew Dragon, which had planned to use for the first manned orbital flight of the spacecraft of SpaceX, was recently destroyed during testing.