SpaceX Launches Next-Generation Cargo Dragon on Resupply Mission to ISS Written 7 December 2020


Photographers set up remote cameras to capture the launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral, FL, Friday, Dec. 4, 2020. | Credit: John Raoux; Associated Press–©

SPACE reports that on Sunday at 11:17 a.m. EST, SpaceX launched a Dragon supply capsule to the ISS. The Dragon cargo craft launched atop a Falcon 9 rocket, marking the “100th successful launch of a Falcon 9 over 101 missions for SpaceX.” Nine minutes after liftoff, “the booster’s first stage returned to Earth, landing on one of SpaceX’s drone ships in the Atlantic Ocean in a smooth touchdown.”
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