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In Florida Falcon 9 with the Dragon ship with freight for the ISS - RIA Novosti, 05.12.2018 started


WASHINGTON, 5 Dec – RIA Novosti. The carrier rocket Falcon 9 started in Florida with the Dragon ship with freight for the International Space Station (ISS), start is broadcast by the SpaceX company and NASA. The start of a rocket was given in settlement 21:16 Moscow time on Wednesday from Cape Canaveral launch site (Florida). The Dragon freighter has to take into an orbit about 2.6 tons of freight, including materials for scientific experiments and the equipment. Arrival and joining of the ship with the ISS it is planned for Saturday, December 8. Return of the truck to Earth with the fulfilled materials from an orbit has to take place in January. For start of the sixteenth contract cargo flight to the ISS of SpaceX uses a new first step of the carrier rocket Falcon 9. Approximately in nine minutes after start it has to make landing to the spaceport for the subsequent use. Whether the office of the first step occurred regularly in three minutes after start.© Infographics Will take me in astronauts?

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