EXPEDITION 51 CREW BACK ON EARTH

The Expedition 51 crew descends to a parachuted landing inside the Soyuz MS-03 spacecraft to safely land back on earth. Credit: European Sapce Agency

Three Expedition 51 crew members returned safely back to earth today. Three crew members on ISS await a new crew next month. After spending 196 days in space, Expedition 51 crew members Oleg Novitskiy of Roscosmos and Thomas Pesquet of ESA (European Space Agency) landed their Soyuz MS-03 spacecraft in Kazakhstan at approximately 10:10 a.m.… Continue reading EXPEDITION 51 CREW BACK ON EARTH

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DRAGON LAUNCH DELAYED UNTIL SATURDAY

With the Friday launch delayed until Saturday due to weather, the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket with the Dragon cargo craft stands at its launch pad at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

Launch is delayed for the Falcon 9 to launch the Dragon supply ship. Bad weather in the area including lightning caused the countdown to be scrubbed. The launch of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and the Dragon cargo craft was delayed today because of lightning in the vicinity of the launch pad. The next launch… Continue reading DRAGON LAUNCH DELAYED UNTIL SATURDAY

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