NEW YORK, September 23. /ITAR-TASS/. The US Dragon cargo spacecraft has successfully docked with the International Space Station (ISS), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) said on Tuesday.
The spacecraft orbited by a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket on September 21 carries 2.5 tons of supplies, as well as equipment and materials for science experiments, NASA said.
The mission is the SpaceX company's fourth cargo delivery flight to the space station through a $1.6 billion NASA Commercial Resupply Services contract. Dragon will conduct eight more cargo resupply missions to the ISS.