Docked Dragon

Docked Dragon

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13/01/2015 2:54 pm

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NASA

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SpaceX Dragon-5 docked with the International Space Station on 12 January 2015.

ESA astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti assisted NASA astronaut Butch Wilmore as he operated the International Space Station’s 17 m-long robotic arm to capture the five-tonne supply vessel floating 10 m from the weightless research centre. The spacecraft brought many experiments for the astronauts to run, involving fruit flies, flatworms, human and shellfish immune cells.

Follow Samantha and her Futura mission via samanthacristoforetti.esa.int

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