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TechnologySpaceX shipment reaches space station after weekend launch

15:30  06 may  2019
15:30  06 may  2019 Source:   msn.com

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— A SpaceX shipment arrived at the International Space Station on Monday with a “cosmic catch” CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A SpaceX shipment arrived at the International Space Station on An external cable that normally comes off during launch dangled from the capsule, but it did not interfere

SpaceX shipment arrives at International Space Station following weekend launchA SpaceX shipment arrived at the International Space Station on Monday with a “cosmic catch” by a pair of Canadians. The Dragon capsule delivered 5,500 pounds (2,500 kilograms)

SpaceX shipment reaches space station after weekend launch© The Associated Press In this image taken from NASA Television, a SpaceX shipment prepares to arrive at the International Space Station following a weekend launch, Monday, May 6, 2019. The Dragon capsule reached the orbiting complex Monday, delivering 5,500 pounds (2,500 kilograms) of equipment and experiments. (NASA TV via AP)

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A SpaceX shipment arrived at the International Space Station on Monday following a weekend launch.

The Dragon capsule delivered 5,500 pounds (2,500 kilograms) of equipment and experiments.

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A SpaceX shipment arrived at the International Space Station on Monday following a weekend launch . The Dragon capsule delivered 5,500 pounds (2,500 kilograms) of equipment and experiments. Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques used the station 's big robot arm—also made in Canada—to

(AP) — A SpaceX shipment arrived at the International Space Station on Monday with a “cosmic catch” by a pair of Canadians. It’s the second station visit for this recycled Dragon, which was launched by SpaceX on Saturday from Cape Canaveral, Florida.

Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques used the station's big robot arm — also made in Canada — to capture the Dragon approximately 250 miles (400 kilometers) above the North Atlantic Ocean. An external cable that normally comes off during launch dangled from the capsule, but it did not interfere with the grappling.

"Welcome on board, Dragon," Saint-Jacques radioed. Speaking in both English and French, he congratulated ground teams for their help and said he's proud every time the station's 58-foot (18-meter) Canadian robot arm is used in orbit.

"Well done, well captured. Way to make it look easy," Mission Control said.

SpaceX launched the capsule Saturday from Cape Canaveral, Florida.

It's the second station visit for this recycled Dragon. It also flew in 2017.

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(AP) — A SpaceX shipment has arrived at the International Space Station following a weekend launch . The Dragon capsule reached the orbiting complex SpaceX launched the capsule Saturday from Cape Canaveral, Florida. It's the second station visit for this recycled Dragon. It also flew in 2017.

- A SpaceX shipment arrived at the International Space Station on Monday with a "cosmic catch" by a pair of Canadians. “To be at the controls myself, after all these years of training, it was a very, very special moment — and, fortunately, it all went well,” Saint-Jacques told the schoolchildren later in the

This is SpaceX's 17th delivery to the space station; the first was in 2012. Northrop Grumman is NASA's other shipper; its Cygnus cargo ship arrived just two weeks ago.

The Dragon will remain about a month, being filled with science samples for return to Earth. It's the only cargo ship capable of coming back intact.

Besides one Canadian, the space station is home to three Americans and two Russians.

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