NASA has announced that SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft is set to deliver supplies to the International Space Station today, the craft will bring science supplies and hardware.
After launching Saturday, @SpaceX's #Dragon spacecraft is set to deliver science, supplies and hardware to the @Space_Station on Monday morning. Join us starting at 5:30am ET as it rendezvous with the orbiting laboratory. Capture set for 7:30am ET. Watch: https://t.co/sZscIVi2cW pic.twitter.com/WYQrCkxijM— NASA (@NASA) May 6, 2019
NASA has shared the news to its official Twitter account saying that Dragon will be leaving earth and will rendezvous with the Space Station starting on 5:30am ET. The launch will be live-streamed and will be the expected arrival time is 7:30 a.m. Back in early March we learned that the mission would carry 400 pounds of supplies and equipment and that eventually SpaceX will be looking to send astronauts and not just cargo to the International Space Station.
If you are interested in checking out the successful splashdown of the Crew Dragon back in early March visit that footage here. If you want to keep on top of what NASA is doing you can visit the official NASA website here.
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