The launch was delayed for a day after NASA discovered that the food for the mouse-tronauts was moldy because of contamination.
Falcon 9 successfully launched into orbit 64 satellite. In that return, the Dragon will bring back equipment and experiments for analysis - including, most likely, 20 mice and millions of worms.
LZ 1 was built on the former site of Space Launch Complex 13, a Cold War-Era U.S. Air Force rocket and missile testing range last used in 1978.
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Of the 1,300 or so absentee ballot requests Bladen County received, Dowless turned in nearly half of those on behalf of voters. However, he said that if the outcome would not have been changed, the Republican candidate should be certified the victor .
It is the first reflight of a Falcon 9 booster for a third time.
Remarkably, the rocket stabilized and was able to land in water as opposed to crashing and possibly exploding on land. According to Space.com, if all goes according to plan, the Dragon will reach the space station three days from now, and the ISS crew can start unpacking the load.
By now, it's routine for the Falcon 9 rocket first stages to make dramatic upright landings a few miles from their launch pads or out at sea on barges. Falcon 9's first stage for the SSO-A previously supported the Bangabandhu Satellite-1 mission in May 2018 and the Merah Putih mission in August 2018. The single engine powering the second stage then was expected to ignite to continue the Dragon's climb to orbit. "Recovery ship dispatched", Musk wrote, latter adding: "We may use it for an internal SpaceX mission".
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He suffered a broken pinkie last season, which cost him time, and then also missed three months due to a dirt bike accident. Strasburg is averaging less than 25 starts per season over the last four years.
Company SpaceX is really surprising even those fans of space technologies that are sufficiently well versed in them - today, the talented team proved once again that the vision of Elon musk for renewable in the use of missiles is becoming more and more form. Coverage of Dragon's rendezvous with the space station will begin at about 2:00 a.m. PST, or 10:00 UTC, on Saturday, December 8. Those projects will test dental glue and a plant-watering process for space.
The CRS-16 mission is SpaceX's fourth resupply flight to the space station this year, but the first daytime launch in several months. The new crew members will assist in the docking of the Dragon cargo ship. Newcomers Russian cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko, NASA astronaut Anne McClain and Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques will stay until June.
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He said the United States provided a "minuscule" $20bn (£15.6bn) in aid. "The last thing we want is to have chaos in Afghanistan". The Pakistani envoy said that it was evident that neither the Coalition nor the Taliban could impose its will on each other.