The Dragon ship will be transferred from the ISS to Earth nearly 2 tons of cargo

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NEW YORK, January 13. /TASS/. Space cargo ship Dragon company SpaceX on Saturday will return to Earth from the International space station (ISS), he will be delivered from the orbital complex of about 1.86 tons of cargo. This is stated in the statement published Friday on the website of the National office for Aeronautics and space research (NASA).

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As expected, the Dragon will crash in the Pacific ocean off the West coast of California. Then it transportyou to the port of long beach (Calif.). To prepare the ship to return to the ISS will be in one of the centers of SpaceX in Texas.

The spacecraft will return to Earth a number of experiments, including the samples produced in microgravity fiber developed by Made In Space. It is assumed that it is particularly durable and ensures the transmission of large amounts of information . In addition, on Board the truck you return to Earth plants and live mouse on which they had been experimenting.

Dragon was launched to the MSC on 15 December 2017, using the Falcon 9 rocket with a U.S. air force base at Cape Canaveral (Florida). On Board then it was more than 2 tons of cargo, including food, as well as materials and devices for experiments in material science, biological studies, for observing the Sun. In particular, the device is delivered to the orbital complex equipment to measure solar radiation.

It was already the 13th edition of the mission to deliver supplies to the ISS via Dragon.

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