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SpaceX Dragon Spacecraft Reaches ISS for 14th Cargo Delivery Mission

A SpaceX-built Dragon spacecraft arrived at the International Space Station on Wednesday to deliver 5,800 pounds of crew supplies and scientific experiments, Space.com reported Wednesday. Astronauts aboard ISS used the Canadarm2 robotic arm to capture Dragon at 6:40 a.m. Eastern time. On Monday, SpaceX launched the capsule atop the company’s Falcon 9 rocket from Cape …

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SpaceX’s Reused Dragon Spacecraft Arrives at ISS for 13th Cargo Resupply Mission

A SpaceX-built spacecraft reached the International Space Station Sunday to deliver approximately 4,861 pounds of scientific experiments and crew supplies in support of more than 300 investigations aboard the orbiting laboratory, NASASpaceFlight.com reported Sunday. Astronauts Joe Acaba and Mark Vande Hei used a robotic arm, CanadArm2, to capture and navigate the Dragon …

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Orbital ATK Sets April 18 Launch Date for 7th ISS Cargo Resupply Mission

Orbital ATK is scheduled Tuesday to begin the company’s seventh cargo resupply mission that will transport scientific research, supplies and hardware to the International Space Station for NASA. A company-built Cygnus spacecraft, nicknamed S.S. John Glenn, will launch atop United Launch Alliance‘s Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida to deliver more than …

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NASA to Deploy Ozone Measurement Payload to ISS

NASA plans to launch an instrument designed to measure Earth’s ozone as part of SpaceX‘s 10th cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station. The agency said Saturday the Stratospheric Aerosol and Gas Experiment III on ISS  payload will launch with the SpaceX-built Dragon spacecraft this month from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. SAGE …

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MDA Lands ISS Robotic Servicing System Contract Modification With Canadian Space Agency

The Canadian Space Agency has awarded MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates a $26.6 million contract modification to continue to provide support for the Mobile Servicing System onboard the International Space Station. MDA said Friday the Mobile Servicing System is a robotics platform that is composed of the Canadarm2, Mobile Base System and Special Purpose Dextrous Manipulator or Dextre. …

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