Space station welcomes 1st returning vehicle since shuttle

CIOL SpaceX makes history with successful launch of used Dragon spacecraft

There is a United States law in place, known as the Wolf amendment, that bans cooperation between the USA space agency NASA and Chinese government entities, but this deal is purely commercial and therefore considered legal.

"Capture complete", said NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson, who operated the robotic arm from inside the station.

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As the Dragon capsule inches closer and closer to the space station, the craft's robotic arm will position itself to snag the SpaceX hardware, and then position it to be connected directly to the space station. This same capsule dropped off a shipment in 2014. This is key to its aim of making launching a lucrative and profitable business, and also to it achieving its goal of flying missions, including crewed operations, to Mars.

The California-based company headed by Elon Musk also regularly returns the first stage of its Falcon 9 rockets to upright landings on Earth, as part of an effort to increase reusability and lower the cost of spaceflight.

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Cornet's only moment of trouble came from a hard bounce of the ball as it flew under her racket at 30-15 in the final game. Losing that opener on a disputed line call cut Del Potro deep. "Too much frustration", said del Potro, the 2009 U.S.

The latest mission is SpaceX's 11th cargo resupply trip to the ISS under a $1.6 billion contract with NASA. Even more than mice and rats, the hearts of fruit flies are similar in many ways to the human heart, beating at about the same rate, for instance.

Dragon cargo capsule is carrying nearly 6,000 pounds (2,700 kilograms) of science research, crew supplies and hardware.

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The SpaceX officials answered many questions, and one of them is the Falcon rocket will be unmanned so as the Dragon capsule, so why the risk is not taken, which is because the space shuttle was carrying valuable cargo too and should not be wasted in the storm. Liftoff occurred next door at Kennedy Space Center. Glenn, the first American to orbit the world, died in December at age 95.

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