SpaceX Falcon 9 To Launch Resupply Mission To ISS Written 4 December 2019


SpaceX Falcon 9 on launchpad 39A at Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral, FL, 1 March 2019. | Associated Press–©

CNET News reports that on Wednesday, “a brand-new Falcon 9 booster is scheduled to launch a Dragon capsule” to the ISS. The mission “will be the 19th resupply voyage for SpaceX and the third time this particular Dragon capsule is headed to space.” The CRS-19 mission “launch window opens no earlier than 12:51 p.m. ET (9:51 a.m. PT) on Dec. 4 and SpaceX usually broadcasts all of its launches live, with coverage to start about 15 minutes prior to lift-off.” As part of the resupply mission, JAXA will “send up a new, high-resolution imager to study Earth’s surface and identify different materials and brewing giant Anheuser-Busch InBev will be testing how microgravity affects barley malting.”
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