2 years ago. NSF reporter. I guess they are just storing it there for now. The final stage of SpaceX's CRS-10 resupply mission for the International Space Station wrapped up Sunday, with recovery of the Dragon capsule it launched on … ... and it is the third ship they are leasing to SpaceX. Now on recovery ship headed back to port for quick cargo handover to @nasa
SpaceX has buffed up its recovery ship, with a medical treatment facility and a helipad for worst-case scenarios. New SpaceX Recovery Ship at Port Canaveral named "GO Pursuit" Close. SpaceX is targeting Wednesday, May 27 for Falcon 9’s launch of Crew Dragon’s second demonstration (Demo-2) mission from Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. It's the end of an era for SpaceX. 948. It appears to be the Dragon 2 recovery test article. Posted by. GO Quest and GO Searcher are the two others. This test flight with NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley on board the Dragon spacecraft will return human spaceflight to the United States.. A SpaceX Dragon cargo ship is headed back to Earth today (April 7) to wrap up a successful resupply mission to the International Space Station. Instagram photo by SpaceX (@spacex): Aug 26, 2016 at 5:15pm UTC [Image Mirror] After more than a month at the @iss, Dragon had a successful return to Earth today. level 2. SpaceX crew capsule escape test a success as crowds watch rocket explode ... a recovery ship was alongside the capsule. The Dragon looked like a giant toasted marshmallow as it was pulled up onto its “nest” on SpaceX’s recovery ship, about 200 miles out from Florida’s Atlantic coast.