SpaceX launched space station docking port
i. US space firm SpaceX has launched supplies to the International Space Station, including a crucial docking port for future American commercial crew vehicles.
ii. The SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft lifted off on the company’s Falcon 9 rocket on time from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.
iii. The cargo is the first of two international docking adapters, which will allow US commercial spacecraft to dock to the station while transporting American astronauts in the near future.