SpaceX’s Dragon cargo spacecraft undocks from ISS

  01 October 2021    Read: 139
SpaceX’s Dragon cargo spacecraft undocks from ISS

The SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft was undocked from the International Space Station Thursday, according to a live stream at the NASA website.

The spacecraft undocked at 09:12 Eastern Time [16:12 Moscow Time]. The spacecraft is expected to land in the Atlantic near Florida in less than 24 hours.

On August 30, the Dragon delivered various scientific equipment for scientific experiments to the ISS within the framework of SpaceX’s 23rd commercial resupply mission, including ophthalmological instruments.

Besides, the spacecraft delivered various materials, including concrete, composite materials and radiation protection substances.

The ISS currently has seven crew members: Roscosmos cosmonauts Oleg Novitsky and Pyotr Dubrov, NASA astronauts Mark Vande Hei, Shane Kimbrough and Megan McArthur, ESA’s astronaut Thomas Pesquet and JAXA astronaut Hoshide Akihiko.

 


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