SpaceX successfully launched cargo mission

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  • SpaceX successfully launched a Dragon spacecraft on a cargo mission for NASA to International Space Station (ISS).


  • It carries 2,500 kilograms of research, supplies and hardware for astronauts living and working on ISS as part of the CRS-17 mission (17th resupply mission)
  • This is SpaceX’s fifth launch of the year.
  • The launch was rescheduled earlier due to some electrical problem on ISS.
  • It was launched on a ‘Falcon 9’ rocket, from Cape Canaveral in Florida. It is being used for the first time.
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