A “Dragon” supply ship with almost 3,500 kilograms of cargo has successfully docked with the International Space Station ISS. On board the unmanned mission are, among other things, scientific experiments and food. At the time of docking, the ISS was flying over the Pacific, according to a live broadcast from the US space agency NASA im Internet.
It is the 26th resupply mission by commercial operator SpaceX in collaboration with the NASA. The supply freighter is scheduled to land back on Earth after about a month.
Were delivered loud NASA Among other things, solar panels for power supply, a special tomato variety for healthier nutrition for astronauts and a blood test with a microscope, which is intended to facilitate medical diagnoses for people in space. As a surprise for the ISS astronauts, ice cream was also on board, it said on Sunday during the broadcast. SpaceX’s first Dragon capsule flew to the ISS in 2012.