launch window opens at 5:42 a.m. ET
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BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying the CRS-15 mission is scheduled to launch from Cape Canaveral Friday, June 29,
The launch window will open at 5:42 a.m. ET.
The Falcon 9 rocket will carry the 17th Dragon spacecraft mission on its 15th operational cargo delivery flight to the International Space Station.
Dragon will deliver supplies, equipment and the following science investigations for the ISS:
– Investigation on cellular biology in microgravity
– ECOsystem Spaceborne Thermal Radiometer Experiment on Space Station (ECOSTRESS), an Earth science instrument studying plants and water availability
– A physical sciences study on soil and sediment to enable U.S. National Laboratory research
According to SpaceFlightNow, the flight is being conducted under the Commercial Resupply Services contract with NASA.
Launch coverage can be seen on Space Coast Daily TV and SpaceCoastDaily.com
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