Tag: cargo Dragon

1st Next Generation SpaceX Cargo Dragon Undocks from Space Station Targeting Tampa Splashdown Zone

Ken Kremer – For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL, FL –  Following a five week long stay and a days long delay due to poor recovery weather the first of the next generation commercial SpaceX Cargo Dragon supply ships successfully undocked from the International Space Station (ISS) Tuesday, Jan, 12, and is on course to the targeted splashdown zone west of Tampa,

1st Next Generation Cargo Dragon Docks at International Space Station with NASA Science and New Airlock

Ken Kremer – For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL –  The first of the next generation SpaceX Cargo Dragon supply ships successfully docked at the International Space Station (ISS) today, Dec. 7, as the two vehicles were traveling 268 miles over the southern Indian Ocean at 17, 500 mph – just over 26 hours after the flawless and fantastic blastoff

SpaceX Launches 1st Upgraded Cargo Dragon with NASA Science and New Commercial Airlock to Space Station: Photos

Ken Kremer – For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL –  SpaceX launched the 1st of their upgraded Cargo Dragon spacecraft into gorgeous Sunday lunchtime skies over Florida’s Space Coast on a NASA contracted resupply mission hauling over 3 tons of NASA science and supplies and a new commercial airlock from Nanoracks to enhance research capabilities bound for the International

Poor Booster Recovery Weather Pushes NASA SpaceX Upgraded Cargo Dragon Launch to Sunday Dec. 6: Photos/Watch Live

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL –  Poor weather conditions in the recovery area for the 1st stage booster forced NASA and SpaceX to push the launch of the first upgraded Crew Dragon bound for the International Space Station (ISS) back 1 day to Sunday, Dec. 6 from Florida’s space coast. Weather conditions in the Atlantic Ocean booster recovery

1st Upgraded SpaceX Cargo Dragon ‘GO’ for Falcon 9 Blastoff to ISS Saturday Dec. 5: Watch Live/Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL – The first of SpaceX’s newly upgraded commercial Cargo Dragon spacecraft is ‘GO’ for liftoff on a 4 times recycled Falcon 9 lunchtime Saturday, Dec. 5 from Florida’s space coast carrying over 3 tons of critical science and supplies and a new commercial airlock for science payloads bound for the International Space Station

Final 1st Generation SpaceX Cargo Dragon Departs Station and Splashes Down with Science

NASA Astronaut Andrew Morgan monitored the SpaceX Dragon resupply ship’s release from the Canadarm2 robotic arm on April 7, 2020. Credit: @AstroDrewMorgan For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL, FL – Following a thunderous launch and one month stay at the International Space Station (ISS) the final first generation SpaceX cargo Dragon spacecraft departed the outpost Tuesday and returned to Earth

Astronauts Capture SpaceX Dragon Cargo Ship for Final Time with Robotic Arm after ISS Arrival

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM KENNEDY SPACE CENTER/CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, FL – Astronauts have captured a SpaceX Dragon cargo ship with the robotic arm for the final time after the vessel arrived at the International Space Station (ISS) this morning, Monday, March 9 two days after blastoff from the Florida Space Coast. The final first generation SpaceX Dragon 1

Final SpaceX Dragon 1 Streaks to Space on Fantastic Midnight Cargo Delivery Carrying NASA Science to ISS: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM KENNEDY SPACE CENTER/CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, FL – The final SpaceX Dragon 1 spacecraft streaked to space on a fantastic midnight launch and cargo deliver run carrying over two tons of NASA science and supplies to the International Space Station (ISS) Friday, March 6 from the Florida Space Coast. Furthermore the SpaceX team accomplished the

Fabulous Fiery Sunset Greets Final SpaceX Dragon 1 Vertical On Falcon 9 for NASA Cargo Flight to ISS Friday March 6: Watch Live/Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM KENNEDY SPACE CENTER/CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, FL – A fabulous fiery sunset greeted the final SpaceX Dragon 1 spacecraft after it went vertical atop the ‘fight-proven’ Falcon 9 that will hurl it to orbit on a NASA contracted cargo launch to the International Space Station (ISS) Friday night, March 6 from the Florida Space Coast.