Shipment set off SpaceX From ants, avocados, and a human-sized robot arm towards the International Space Station today, Sunday, the delivery scheduled for arrival tomorrow, Monday, is the twenty-third for NASA, according to the technical website phys.org.
In just under a decade, a recycled Falcon rocket blasted into the pre-dawn sky from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center after lifting the Dragon capsule, and the first stage of the booster landed perpendicular to the company’s newest ocean platform. SpaceX and dubbed “A Shortfall of Gravitas”.
SpaceX founder Elon Musk has continued his tradition of naming enhanced recovery ships in honor of the late science fiction writer Ian Banks and his Culture series.
The dragon is carrying more than 4,800 pounds (2,170 kilograms) of supplies, experiments and fresh foods including avocados, lemons and even ice cream for the seven astronauts on the space station. Girl Scouts send ants, brine shrimp and plants as test subjects, while University of Wisconsin-Madison scientists sow seeds from Rashad. Mouse ear is a small flowering herb used in genetic research.
Samples of concrete, solar cells, and other materials will also be subject to weightlessness.
Meanwhile, the Japanese startup’s experimental robotic arm will attempt to link elements together in its orbital start and perform other routine work that astronauts usually perform. Inc, will go out into the void of space to do satellite jobs and other repair work.
He added that as early as 2025, a combination of these weapons could help build lunar bases and mine the moon for valuable resources.