All Systems Go for SpaceX

The first private spaceship due to dock with the International Space Station could launch as soon as May 19, opening a new era in human exploration.  Image credit: SpaceX

NASA and SpaceX  they finally announce a date for the launch of the Dragon spacecraft that will reach the International Space Station.

The unmanned Dragon spacecraft will blast off from the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida and carry 521 kg of cargo, mainly food for astronauts living on the ISS and is to remain at the station for several weeks.

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