Crew DragonКадр: SpaceX
The spacecraft Crew Dragon American company SpaceX Elon musk has docked with the International space station (ISS). Docking was broadcast on YouTube.
The unit was delivered to the ISS astronauts Douglas Hurley and Robert Behnken.
May 30 at 22:22 Falcon 9 rocket with the manned spacecraft Crew Dragon kicked off with the 39th launch complex of the Space center named after John Fitzgerald Kennedy in Florida. Launch to the ISS was the second for Crew Dragon and the first passing crew on Board.
Since 2011, the people on the ISS were taken only Russian manned spacecraft series “the Union”. The corresponding contract between NASA and Roscosmos, involving the delivery to the ISS, one astronaut $ 90 million, expires in October 2020.
Video, photo All from Russia.