Space truck Dragon successfully returned from the ISS

Космический грузовик Dragon успешно вернулся с МКС

The unit was delivered to the Earth about 1.9 tons of cargo.

Cargo spaceship Dragon with cargo to the International space station (ISS) successfully landed in the Pacific ocean, the company said SpaceX on Twitter.

“The successful landing confirmed”, − have informed in the company.

Dragon is headed to port with ~4,100 pounds of scientific research and hardware for a cargo handover to @NASA.

— SpaceX (@SpaceX) January 13, 2018

Camera, arrived on the ISS on 17 December, brought back to Earth about 1.9 tons of cargo, which includes waste materials and the results of scientific experiments, including 20 live lab mice, which studied the effectiveness of drugs to minimize the effect of gravity on muscle tissue.

On the Ground is also back samples of plants grown in orbit for future study.

Recall that currently, Dragon is the only cargo spacecraft that can deliver cargo to the orbital station to the Ground.

As reported Корреспондент.net, SpaceX and NASA launched the Falcon 9 rocket with the Dragon spacecraft, which was carrying a cargo for the ISS on 15 December 2017.

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