[amsat-bb] SpaceX Dragon Successfully Berths
clintbradford at mac.com
Sun Apr 20 09:47:04 PDT 2014
ISS Commander Koichi Wakata of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, with the assistance of NASA’s Rick Mastracchio, successfully berthed the SpaceX Dragon spacecraft at the space station at 9:06 a.m. EDT today. The mission is the company's third cargo delivery flight to the station. Dragon's cargo will support more than 150 experiments to be conducted by the crews of ISS Expeditions 39 and 40.
Included in the payload are five CubeSats, including KicksSat - which carries 104 Sprite satellites on 437 MHz. The mission was launched on Friday, April 18 at 19:25:22 UT.
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