The Dragon Has Landed! Elon Musks SpaceX Spacecraft Arrives at Space Station – SAPeople News

The Dragon Endeavour, carrying two astronauts, has safely landed on the Worldwide Area Station (ISS).

An elated NASA mentioned that is the “first time in human historical past” that NASA astronauts have entered the ISS from a commercially-made spacecraft, referring to the Dragon Endeavour which was constructed by South African expat Elon Musk’s Area-X personal firm.

The astronauts – finest associates Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley – had been filmed arriving on the orbiting laboratory within the Dragon Endeavour spacecraft.

NASA mentioned: “They made it.” Ten million viewers world wide watched because the SpaceX rocket launched from Florida’s Kennedy Area Middle yesterday. They arrived at 1.02pm ET on Sunday, making historical past, the primary People to make the journey in over 9 years.

Each astronauts have visited the ISS earlier than.

For Elon Musk that is the “fruits of a dream”. He tweeted on Sunday: “Congratulations Bob & Doug on docking & hatch opening on @Space_Station”

The Falcon 9 launch final night time:

 

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