SpaceX's Crew Dragon 3 delivers four astronauts to International Space Station

Source : 112 Ukraine

They will stay there until April 2022
15:06, 12 November 2021


Crew Dragon 3, the space ship of SpaceX company with four astronauts on board performed docking with the International Space Station. NASA reported that on November 12.

"The international crew of astronauts lifted off at 9:03 p.m. EST Wednesday from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket propelled the Crew Dragon Endurance spacecraft with NASA astronauts Raja Chari, Tom Marshburn, and Kayla Barron, as well as ESA (European Space Agency) astronaut Matthias Maurer, into orbit to begin a six-month science mission on the space station", reads the message.

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The team will join the crew of Mark Vande Hei (NASA), Anton Shkaperov and Pyotr Dubrov (Roskosmos agency).

The team of astronauts from the lab of microgravity is the third NASA mission for change of crew, which is conducted together with SpaceX. They will stay there until April 2022.

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