Dragon to Dock Space Station on Sunday Morning

RIA Novosti
Saturday 2nd March, 2013

MOSCOW, March 3 (RIA Novosti) – Managers of private US company SpaceX and of the International Space Station (ISS) program gave the go-ahead for docking of the Dragon space freighter with the station on Sunday, NASA reported. A Falcon 9 rocket with Dragon spacecraft blasted off from the Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on Friday. The docking was initially scheduled for Saturday, but was delayed due to the thruster failure. “Dragon is scheduled to be captured Sunday at 6:01 a.m. EST [11.01 a.m. GMT] by NASA Expedition 34 Commander Kevin Ford and NASA Flig…

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