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Space X Dragon Cargo now at SSF

Posted 03-18-2009 at 12:04 AM by zerofay32
Updated 04-28-2009 at 04:17 PM by zerofay32

June 23 2010

Space X's first flight to the SSF is complete with the successful docking of the Dragon Cargo vehical to Node 3 of the SSF. The flight, SX-DC-001, began on June 20 and was completed at docking three days later. The craft was flown from the grownd this first time while from now on it will be completly autonomus much like the Dragon flights to the ISS. The cargo version of the Dragon spacecraft is carrying some supplies, personal items and experiments to the crew of the SSF. Pictures to come.

Pictures have been added starting with the Falcon 9 at LC-40.

Next flight to the SSF is STS-FA7-B which will deliver the Zero Trusses (P0, S0) to the SSF. Lift off will now be on July 08.
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