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SpaceX Falcon 9 blasts off with 6400 pounds of cargo

SpaceX Falcon 9 blasts off with 6400 pounds of cargo

SpaceX typically tries to recover its launched rockets in the hope that it can reuse them for other space missions and thereby reduce their cost. The next day, three fresh space station crew members take off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan to boost the lab's crew back up to six.

Weather conditions are forecast to be 70 percent "go". It will be carrying more than 6,400 pounds of supplies for the International Space Station.

On Wednesday (16 August), astronauts Jack Fischer of Nasa and Paolo Nespoli of the European Space Agency will attempt to grapple the spacecraft using the ISS's 58-foot robotic arm and it will then be installed on the station's Harmony module.

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SpaceX is about to launch a few tons of research to the International Space Station - plus ice cream. If the flight is delayed for any reason, it will slip to sometime after the Friday launch of the Atlas 5.

The science investigations on this Dragon mission are very diverse. This time the Dragon will be launching on a Falcon 9 rocket and will bring up almost 6,000 pounds of supplied for those on board the ISS. The "late load" items included a habitat with 20 research mice, and a host of biological experiments, freezers and fresh food. One is the Cosmic Ray Energetics and Mass (CREAM) instrument, which will measure the charge of particles traveling through space.

"It has benefits for space travel, it has benefits for on-earth computation and of course it has benefits for our customers to discover these safety features that give us the more correct answers", Fernandez concluded. As the company has pointed out in a blog post, most calculations and computation for space missions are done back on the ground. Space X's 150-foot tall Falcon 9 rocket first stage will release and again descend to earth in its own controlled burn, deploying its steering fins and slowly landing upright at Landing Zone 1 at the Kennedy Space Center. A SpaceX rocket scheduled to lift off Monday will carry a machine called the Spaceborne Computer that will see whether software techniques can catch and correct errors induced by the radiation from our sun and galaxy that reaches low Earth orbit. That was part of the cargo ushered to space by the company SpaceX on Monday.

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But as with all SpaceX missions, landings are a secondary objective. SpaceX still has more resupply launches left in its contract with NASA, which was extended from 12 flights to 20 after the partnership proved successful.

The Spaceborne Computer is nothing like the mammoth supercomputers on Earth, which take up rooms the size of basketball courts to tackle complex challenges like simulating the planet's weather or the effects of aging on nuclear weapons.

On Sunday, planetary scientists will celebrate the 40th anniversary of Voyager 2's launch, the first of two identical spacecraft that explored the outer solar system.

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