The Crew Dragon vehicle docked with the ISS

Корабль Crew Dragon пристыковался к МКС

Launched in the first flight of the spacecraft of a new generation of Crew Dragon American company SpaceX successfully docked to the ISS.

The newest American spacecraft reusable Crew Dragon private company SpaceX successfully docked to the International space station (ISS). On Sunday, March 3, according to the National management of the USA on Aeronautics and space research (NASA).

Docking was carried out in a fully automatic mode.

NASA say that this is the first spaceship, built and managed private commercial company, which docked to the ISS. The ship will be in orbit for about a week, then go back to Earth.

The @SpaceX Crew Dragon is attached to the @Space_Station! It’s a first for a commercially built & operated spacecraft designed for crew! #LaunchAmerica

— NASA Commercial Crew (@Commercial_Crew) March 3, 2019.

Capture confirmed! After making 18 orbits of Earth since its launch, @SpaceX’s #CrewDragon spacecraft successfully attached to the @Space_Station via “soft capture” at 5:51am ET while the station was traveling just north of New Zealand. Watch:

— NASA (@NASA) March 3, 2019.

We will remind, on March 2 carrier rocket Falcon 9 with the space Shuttle Crew company SpaceX Dragon was launched to the International space station.

It was also reported that on 5 December, the Falcon 9 successfully launched into orbit the Dragon spacecraft with cargo for the ISS.


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