NASA and SpaceX Teams Proceeding to Dragon Capture

June 9, 2018 – 06:17 pm

Dragon CaptureThe International Space Station and Dragon flight control teams are proceeding toward rendezvous and grapple at 6:12 a.m. EST on Monday, Jan. 12.

SpaceX reported all spacecraft systems are ready for the final stages of rendezvous, and space station flight controllers reported the orbiting outpost is ready for the commercial spacecraft’s arrival.

NASA Television coverage of rendezvous and grapple will begin at 4:30 a.m.:

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Source: blogs.nasa.gov

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