The Crew Dragon Endurance spacecraft docked with the International Space Station late yesterday, with a slight delay, about 30 hours after it launched from Florida.
This is the seventh manned mission for SpaceX, which operates charter missions to carry astronauts and cargo to the International Space Station, after taking over work from the space shuttles.
Multinational crew 7HaThe mission, whose members are scheduled to spend 6 months on the International Space Station, as the commander of NASA astronaut Yasmine Moqbli on her first trip to space, and European Space Agency astronaut Andreas Mogensen, who participated in a mission to the International Space Station with Soyuz in 2015. Japanese Satoshi Furukawa of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, who also visited and resided in the station in 2011, and Russian Konstantin Borisov of Roscosmos for his first time in space.
Remember, SpaceX signed a contract with NASA for six missions in 2014, but since then that contract has been extended twice and now includes 14, while a new extension for another 8 is expected in 2024.
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