SpaceX successfully delivered four astronauts to the ISS: what is known about the mission
SpaceX spacecraft with four crew members on board successfully docked with the International Space Station. This happened as part of a joint operation with NASA.
This is reported by NASA on Twitter. Crew-7 launched from Launch Complex 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
"Docking has been confirmed for Crew-7! At 4:16 p.m., the Dragon spacecraft with four space travelers on board arrived at the ISS," the statement said.
The Crew-7 mission was launched from pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Saturday, August 26.
According to information from NASA, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket successfully sent the Dragon spacecraft into orbit.
Crew-7 is expected to conduct new scientific research on the ISS. Experiments will include collecting samples of microorganisms from outside the space station, the first study of human response to different lengths of spaceflight and research into the physiological aspects of astronauts' sleep.
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