SpaceX Launches Falcon 9 Rocket With Dragon Spacecraft

Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (Space X) launched its 17th commercial resupply mission to the International Space Station (ISS) by using Falcon 9 rocket with Dragon Spacecraft.

The 213-foot-tall rocket lifted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. This mission is a part of NASA’s Commercial Resupply Services (CRS) program, which uses commercial spacecraft to deliver cargo to the ISS.

Source: Livemint

Static/Current Takeaways Important For LIC AAO Mains 2019:

  • Space X Headquarter: Hawthorne, California, U.S, Founder & CEO: Elon Musk.

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