Posted on February 22, 2017 by julien
Catching a Dragon
Update, the arrival of Space-X Dragon has been delayed to Thursdat. Updated schedule below:
Dragon is in good health and will make another rendezvous attempt with the @Space_Station Thursday morning.
— SpaceX (@SpaceX) February 22, 2017
On Sunday the Space-X Dragon CRS-10 spacecraft was launched to the International Space Station with more supplies and equipment.
It will arrive on Thursday 23 February where NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough and ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet will operate the robotic arm to grapple an berth it to the Space Station.
Watch the arrival live from 10:00 CET below via NASA TV. On Wednesday at 6:30 CET the Russian Progress supply ship was launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan and was also broadcast live. Progress ships are automated and dock with the International Space Station without using the robotic arm.
- 10:00 CET Rendezvous and capture of the Space-X CRS-10 Dragon spacecraft (Grapple scheduled at 12:00 CET)
- 14:00 CET Installation of the Space-X CRS-10 Dragon