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  • Russian Cargo Craft Docks 24 Hours After Dragon Arrives
    Today’s arrival of the Progress 66 cargo craft, just 24 hours after the capture ofthe Space X Dragon, makes four spaceships at the International Space Station. Credit: NASA Traveling about 250 miles over the south Pacific, the unpiloted Progress 66 Russian cargo ship docked at 3:30 a.m. EST to the ... read more
    Source: blogs.nasa.gov/spacestation/Published on 2017-02-24
  • Dragon Attached to Station’s Harmony Module
    The SpaceX Dragon was successfully installed to the Harmony module a few hours after it was captured with the Canadarm2. Credit: NASA The SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft was berthed to the Harmony module of the International Space Station at 8:12 a.m. EST. The hatch between the newly arrived spacecraft and ... read more
    Source: blogs.nasa.gov/spacestation/Published on 2017-02-23
  • Astronauts Capture Dragon with Robotic Arm
    The SpaceX Dragon is pictured in the grips of the Canadarm2 shortly after its capture by astronauts Shane Kimbrough and Thomas Pesquet. Credit: NASA TV While the International Space Station was traveling about 250 statute miles over the west coast of Australia, Expedition 50 Commander Shane Kimbrough of NASA and ... read more
    Source: blogs.nasa.gov/spacestation/Published on 2017-02-23
  • Dragon Arrival at Station on NASA TV Now
    The SpaceX Dragon resupply ship is pictured arriving in April 2014 during Expedition 39. The International Space Station and SpaceX Dragon flight control teams are proceeding toward rendezvous and grapple of an unpiloted Dragon cargo craft on Thursday, Feb. 23. NASA Television coverage has begun. Watch live at http://www.nasa.gov/live. Grapple ... read more
    Source: blogs.nasa.gov/spacestation/Published on 2017-02-23
  • Crew Prepares for U.S. and Russian Space Deliveries
    The SpaceX Dragon was pictured from a video camera as it approached the space station Wednesday morning. NASA and SpaceX flight controllers in Houston and Hawthorne, California are reworking plans for the arrival Thursday of the SpaceX Dragon cargo craft after its rendezvous to the International Space Station was aborted ... read more
    Source: blogs.nasa.gov/spacestation/Published on 2017-02-22
  • SpaceX Dragon Rendezvous and Docking Waved Off for Today
    The SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft waved off its planned rendezvous with the International Space Station at 3:25 a.m. EST. Onboard computers triggered the abort after recognizing an incorrect value in data about the location of the space station. Per the re-rendezvous plan built into every mission, the spacecraft automatically ... read more
    Source: blogs.nasa.gov/spacestation/Published on 2017-02-22
  • Russian Progress 66 Launches Cargo to Station
    The Russian Progress 66 launched at 12:58 a.m. Wednesday (11:58 a.m. Baikonur time) from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. The unpiloted Russian Progress 66 launched at 12:58 a.m. Wednesday (11:58 a.m. Baikonur time) from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. It is now orbiting the planet on course for the International ... read more
    Source: blogs.nasa.gov/spacestation/Published on 2017-02-22
  • Busy Traffic Week Ahead for Space Station Crew
    A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifts off from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kenney Space Center in Florida. This is the company’s 10th commercial resupply services mission to the International Space Station. Liftoff was at 9:39 a.m. EST from the historic launch site now operated by SpaceX under a property ... read more
    Source: blogs.nasa.gov/spacestation/Published on 2017-02-21
  • Dragon Launches to Station, Arrives Wednesday
    The SpaceX Dragon lifts off atop a Falcon 9 rocket from Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Credit: NASA TV The Falcon 9 rocket lifted off at 9:39 a.m. EST, and Dragon has begun its journey to the International Space Station with an arrival scheduled for Feb. 22. Dragon separated from ... read more
    Source: blogs.nasa.gov/spacestation/Published on 2017-02-19
  • Dragon Capture Training and Robonaut Power Check Today
    Expedition 50 astronauts (from left) Peggy Whitson, Shane Kimbrough and Thomas Pesquet pose with the humanoid Robonaut. Three Expedition 50 crew members practiced today the robotic capture of the SpaceX Dragon resupply ship when it arrives at the International Space Station two days after its launch. A humanoid robot, better ... read more
    Source: blogs.nasa.gov/spacestation/Published on 2017-02-16