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LIVE ROCKET LAUNCH! Tune in to see us send more than 5,000 pounds of research and supplies to the International Space Station aboard a SpaceX Dragon spacecraft. Liftoff of the Falcon 9 rocket is slated for 6:24 p.m. EDT from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, next to NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Don’t miss the countdown to liftoff!

Crew Dragon is equipped with the most advanced spacecraft parachute recovery system in the world.

Meanwhile, the Expedition 60 crew works virtual reality filming, free-flying robotics and RNA sequencing.

M’s Music – SpaceX Webcast Music

SpaceX Cargo Mission Launches to the Space Station Today

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the Dragon cargo spacecraft toward the International Space Station today (April 2) from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, hauling nearly 3 tons of experiments and supplies, including a lightning tracker, a materials-science facility, two student genetics experiments and much more.

SpaceX Webcast is now live

SpaceX will launch a Dragon cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station on Monday (April 2) at 4:30 p.m. EDT (20:30 GMT).

Live coverage of the launch will begin at 4 p.m. EDT (20:00 GMT), and you can watch it live in the window above, courtesy of NASA TV. The CRS14 launch is the 52nd launch of Falcon 9, the 16th of Dragon, and the 7th SpaceX launch this year.

CRS-14 on its way to ISS

Dragon nosecone falls away.

Stage separate

Dragon separation! Note experiments in the trunk.

This is the 16th Dragon 1 flight. The capsule is C110, previously flown on the CRS-8 mission. The trunk and nose cap are, as usual, new.

And that’s mission success for Falcon. Dragon has some work ahead however.


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