The U.S. space Agency NASA announced the successful landing of the legendary ship’s company Space X Crew Dragon with a dummy on Board. On Friday, March 8, the Crew Dragon spacecraft returned to earth.
At 15:45 Moscow time the capsule landed in the Atlantic ocean.
.@SpaceX’s #CrewDragon returned to Earth with a splash in the Atlantic Ocean off Florida’s eastern shore at 8:45am ET, completing an end-to-end flight test to the @Space_Station and back as part of our @Commercial_Crew Program. Learn more: https://t.co/MFB7dVb60c pic.twitter.com/8lFL6X3Tue
— NASA (@NASA) March 8, 2019
On Board were astronauts. For the pilot of the flight was used mannequin Ripley.
Earlier it was reported that NASA announced the Crew Dragon docking with a dummy on Board the International space station – ISS. Broadcast dock, everyone could see on the official website of the Agency.
The ISS crew opened the airlock and was able to get to the entrance of the space ship inside the station.
The first ever private manned spacecraft Space X Dragon Crew started on March 2 from Cape Canaveral in Florida with the help of a reusable Falcon 9 rocket.
Crew on Board the ship no, there is 180 kg of cargo and dummy Ripley that has a test device to collect data about the health of the crew.
It is planned that Crew Dragon will stay on the ISS until March 8, followed by the landing of a ship in the Atlantic ocean. It is expected that following the launch of the “Dragon” will have manned – instead of the dummy will fly a real crew.
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