Falcon 9 Rocket Launches Dragon to the ISS

At June 29, 2018, SpaceX‘s Dragon spacecraft lifts off on a Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

Dragon is carrying more than 5,900 pounds of research, equipment, cargo and supplies that will support dozens of scientific investigations aboard the International Space Station.

NASA astronauts Ricky Arnold and Drew Feustel will use the space station’s Canadarm2 robotic arm to capture Dragon when it arrives at the station on Monday, July 2.

The lift off was at 5:42 a.m. EDT Friday.

Image Credit: SpaceX

Editor: Sarah Loff

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