Friday, 18 April 2014

Fourth time lucky for SpaceX's CRS-3 Dragon launch

It took four tries, but SpaceX’s CRS-3 mission is on its way to the International Space Station (ISS). Today at 3:25:21PM, EDT, the unmanned Dragon cargo spacecraft lifted off atop a Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida in rainy, overcast weather that NASA said only gave the launch a 40 percent chance of going ahead without delay. The successful launch is SpaceX’s third cargo mission to the ISS and its fourth visit to the station... Continue Reading Fourth time lucky for SpaceX's CRS-3 Dragon launch

Section: Space

Tags: Dragon, International Space Station, Launch, NASA, Spacecraft, SpaceX

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