The Dragon delivered cargo to the ISS
TASS, 8 Dec. This is the 16th mission for sending supplies and equipment to the station, carried out by the office of the company SpaceX.
Dragon spacecraft on Saturday successfully docked to the International space station (ISS). It has been broadcast on the website of the company SpaceX.
Dragon delivered to the space station more than 2.5 tons of cargo, including food and materials for scientific experiments. The goods include liquid methane and modules for operation at refueling, which for the first time an experiment on pumping of fuel into the tank module at an altitude of approximately 400 km from the Earth.
SpaceX launched the rocket Falcon 9 with the Dragon spacecraft on Wednesday. This is the 16th mission for sending supplies and equipment to the ISS, carried out with the help of this vehicle.
Currently work on the ISS astronauts Roscosmos Sergey Prokopiev, and Oleg Kononenko, NASA astronauts Serena Aunon and Ann McClain, as well as astronauts Alexander Gerst (European space Agency) and David Saint-Jacques (canadian space Agency).