Dragon Spacecraft Is Carrying Mousetronauts, Flies And More To The Space Station

September 21, 2014 3:22 PM

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Dragon Spacecraft Is Carrying Mousetronauts, Flies And More To The Space Station

After a weather delay, SpaceX successfully launched its Dragon spacecraft on a mission to the International Space Station Sunday. The spaceship lifted off from Space Launch Complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida and will make it to the space station Tuesday.

The launch took place at 1:52 a.m. EDT. Within minutes, the Dragon spacecraft was headed into orbit. “From what I can tell, everything went perfectly,” Hans Koenigsman, SpaceX vice president of mission assurance, said in a NASA statement. Dragon will link up with the space station Tuesday. The proce...

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