NASA Updates Briefings For SpaceX Resupply Mission

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launch scheduled for dec. 16 at 2:31 p.m.

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SpaceX’s Dragon cargo spacecraft approaches the International Space Station for rendezvous and grapple during a commercial resupply mission. (NASA.gov image)

NASA.gov – The fifth SpaceX cargo mission to the International Space Station (ISS) under NASA’s Commercial Resupply Services contract is scheduled to launch at 2:31 p.m. EST Tuesday, Dec. 16, from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

SpaceCoastDaily.com will be live streaming the launch via NASA TV. Live coverage of the launch begins at 1:15 p.m.

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, complete with "hypersonic grid fins," that SpaceX will attempt to land on a floating platform in the Atlantic Ocean as part of a Dec. 16, 2014 launch. (NASA.gov image)

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, complete with “hypersonic grid fins,” that SpaceX will attempt to land on a floating platform in the Atlantic Ocean as part of a Dec. 16, 2014 launch. (NASA.gov image)


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