The In-Flight Abort Test follows a series of static fire engine tests of the spacecraft conducted November 13 near SpaceX's Landing Zone 1 on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.
An unmanned Russian ship carrying tons of supplies successfully docked Monday with the International Space Station.
The capsule holds 3 tons (2,720 kilograms) of supplies, including 40 mice for a muscle and bone experiment.
Italian Luca Paramitano, current commander of the International Space Station, said the following after the successful capture and docking of the Dragon module.
Other than helping researchers to see how they may have the option to avoid muscle and bone misfortune in space travelers during space flight, the exploration will likewise help upgrade our comprehension of muscle degeneration in people on Earth, a procedure that influences the older as well as the individuals who wind up out of commission through a muscle-squandering sickness or other condition. It's actually the fourth space experiment by Budweiser parent Anheuser-Busch to the space station.
A 3rd cargo ship, a U.S. Cygnus spacecraft constructed by Northrop Grumman, can also be docked on the space station (it arrived in early November), in addition to two totally different Soyuz crew capsules for the six Expedition 61 crew members to make use of once they go away the International Space Station for the return to Earth.
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Trump claims USMCA trade deal will 'collapse' without quick action by Pelosi
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The Japanese government also sent up a new hyperspectral imaging system designed for oil explanation. Named Cimon, it is an improved model of what flew up previous year to be examined as an astronaut's helper.
The capsule additionally has a big, round robotic head with artificial intelligence and the power to sense astronauts' emotions.
SpaceX is the first private company to fly to the International Space Station, as part of a $100 billion project involving 15 states.
And since it's the holidays, NASA has added some Christmas presents for all the crew aboard.
It's SpaceX's 19th delivery to the orbiting outpost for NASA over the past seven years. It is the second time SpaceX has used the same Dragon three times for a NASA cargo mission. Russian Federation is sending up another pod, Progress 74, from Kazakhstan on Monday, Dec. 9. It was launched last Friday, Dec. 6.