Skip to comments.Live Video: Watch SpaceX Capsule Dragon Dock With the International Space Station.
Posted on 05/25/2012 8:13:32 AM PDT by balls
SpaceXs unmanned spacecraft approached the international space station for a historic docking Friday after sailing through a practice run a day earlier. Watch live video of the capsule as it maneuvers to link up and dock with the space station.
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Watch it here
The beginning of docking procedures is scheduled for around 12:00 noon CDT.
Supposed to be in sunlight in another 15 minutes.
I’m thinking this would be appropriate for “Breaking News” for the next hour or two.
... for your consideration.
Sun is peeking over the orbital horizon.
Houston: “You are go for first stage capture”
Haven’t missed much since they capture of the Dragon spacecraft. They are just going through the check-list in preparation for the docking to the ISS.
Docking should take place around 10:00 a.m. PDT/1:00 p.m. EDT.
(About another hour or so.)
Track the ISS here.
Second stage capture complete. The Dragon has landed.
So this isn't for real, it is a demonstration?
If I give you a demonstration on making crepes, there WILL be real crepes at the end of the demonstration. ;)
Once the ISS crew gets the cargo unloaded and stows the trash back into it then the last test is re-entry and landing.
Thanks for your reply. Some times my head isn’t screwed on tight enough. :-( I was thinking simulation.
Thank God for crepes, huh, johnny!?!?
Thanks momtothree, sidebars:
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