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DRAGON RESUPPLY MISSION (CRS-18) SPLASHDOWN
(Article by ksmith at SpaceX)

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Packed with about 3,300 pounds of cargo and science, SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft departed the International Space Station on Tuesday, August 27. A parachute-assisted splashdown in the Pacific Ocean occurred that afternoon just west of Baja, California. A recovery team then secured Dragon on a boat for the return trip to the Port of Los Angeles, wrapping up SpaceX’s 18th resupply mission to the space station.

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STARSHIP UPDATE
(Article by ksmith at SpaceX)

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SpaceX's Starship and Super Heavy launch vehicle is a fully, rapidly reusable transportation system designed to carry both crew and cargo to Earth orbit, the Moon, Mars, and anywhere else in the solar system. On Saturday, September 28 at our launch facility in Cameron County, Texas, SpaceX Chief Engineer and CEO Elon Musk provided an update on the design and development of Starship. You can watch a replay of update below and learn more about the vehicle at spacex.com/starship.

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STARLINK MISSION
(Article by ksmith at SpaceX)

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On Monday, November 11 at 9:56 a.m. EST, 14:56 UTC, SpaceX launched 60 Starlink satellites from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida.

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DRAGON RESUPPLY MISSION (CRS-19) LAUNCH
(Article by ksmith at SpaceX)



On Thursday, December 5, SpaceX launched its nineteenth Commercial Resupply Services mission (CRS-19) at 12:29 p.m. EST, or 17:29 UTC, from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. Dragon separated from Falcon 9’s second stage about nine minutes after liftoff and attached to the space station on Sunday, December 8.

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DRAGON ARRIVES AT THE INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION
(Article by ksmith at SpaceX)



Dragon arrived at the International Space Station on December 8, 2019 and was captured at 2:05 a.m. PDT while flying over 250 statute miles over the South Pacific. The spacecraft was then installed on the Harmony module for the duration of its four-week stay at the orbiting laboratory.

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