ASTRONAUTS CAPTURE DRAGON WITH ROBOTIC ARM

The SpaceX Dragon is pictured in the grips of the Canadarm2 shortly after its capture by astronauts Shane Kimbrough and Thomas Pesquet. Credit: NASA TV

Astronauts aboard ISS (International Space Station) have captured the Dragon cargo ship after gaining a solution to a GPS location issue. The capture occurred almost a day later than planned. Next is the procedures beginning the process of receiving the Progress 66 supply ship launched on Wednesday. While the International Space Station was traveling about… Continue reading ASTRONAUTS CAPTURE DRAGON WITH ROBOTIC ARM

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SPACEX DRAGON GPS ISSUE AND LAUNCHES

SpaceX Dragon cargo ship is waved off due to GPS issue.

The SpaceX Dragon supply ship had a GPS location value issue, docking with ISS was delayed. Later in the article the launches of Progress 66 from Kazakhstan and Falcon 9 with Dragon are covered here. The SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft waved off its planned rendezvous with the International Space Station at 3:25 a.m. EST. Onboard computers triggered the… Continue reading SPACEX DRAGON GPS ISSUE AND LAUNCHES

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