A manned SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule docked with the International Space Station (ISS) on Thursday. The capsule, carrying four astronauts was launched by a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
The arrival of the capsule to the ISS took place on Thursday at 11:30 pm GMT, the location of the space station was about 420 km above the eastern Caribbean Sea.
It is worthy to mention that the used capsule through the journey was a recycled one.
This crew is the third space mission with human presence in a year by Elon Musk’s space company.
The four travelers are from the US, Japan, and France. Two of them was conducted from NASA, 1 from the European Space Agency, and 1 from the Japanese Space Agency.
Late March, three astronauts on the ISS came back safely in an event marked the conclusion of the space cooperation between the US and Russia.
Two of the astronauts were from Russia and one was an American NASA staff member.