SpaceX Dragon Spacecraft Flight To International Space Station Scheduled For May 7

Posted: Apr 25 2012, 4:52am CDT | by , in News | Technology News

SpaceX Dragon Spacecraft flight to International Space Station Scheduled for May 7

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SpaceX got a launch time for the Dragon Spacecraft to fly to ISS.

SpaceX tweeted a launch time for the Dragon Spacecraft to fly to the International Space Station (ISS). The COTS 2 Mission is confirmed for May 7, 9:38am ET by NASA. A week ago NASA cleared the mission and now the first private spacecraft has an appointment with the ISS.

The Dragon spacecraft will take four days conducting tests in orbit before it attempts to dock with the ISS including making loops around the ISS at varying distances.

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