June 5, 2017: SpaceX’s unmanned Dragon spacecraft successfully reached the International Space Station (ISS) this morning, on its eleventh mission under the Commercial Resupply Services (CRS) contract with NASA and the first featuring a previously flown Dragon capsule. After launching from launch pad LC-39A at Kennedy Space Center on June 3 and conducting a smooth two-day rendezvous, Dragon reached ISS and was captured via robotic arm at 13:52 GMT on June 5, 2017.
Odyssey personnel supported from the Mission Control Complex at Johnson Space Center in Houston, TX throughout the rendezvous and capture. Dragon will remain attached to ISS for approximately a month before departing for a controlled atmospheric re-entry and splashdown in the Pacific Ocean for retrieval. Congratulations to the entire SpaceX team!
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