REPLAY: SpaceX CRS-15 Falcon 9 Rocket Launches From Cape Canaveral Friday Morning

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ABOVE VIDEO: SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying the CRS-15 mission successfully launched from Cape Canaveral Friday morning.

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying the CRS-15 mission successfully launched from Cape Canaveral Friday morning.

Liftoff occurred at 5:42 a.m. ET.

The Falcon 9 rocket will carry the 17th Dragon spacecraft mission on its 15th operational cargo delivery flight to the International Space Station.

Dragon will deliver supplies, equipment and the following science investigations for the ISS:

– Investigation on cellular biology in microgravity
– ECOsystem Spaceborne Thermal Radiometer Experiment on Space Station (ECOSTRESS), an Earth science instrument studying plants and water availability
– A physical sciences study on soil and sediment to enable U.S. National Laboratory research

According to SpaceFlightNow, the flight is being conducted under the Commercial Resupply Services contract with NASA.

Launch coverage could be seen on Space Coast Daily TV and SpaceCoastDaily.com

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