CRS-4: SpaceX Dragon set for another ISS spacewalk save | NASASpaceFlight.com


SpaceX’s next Dragon spacecraft has been recruited to deliver a replacement set of batteries to the International Space Station (ISS), after an issue during ground testing caused NASA to postpone a set of upcoming EVAs. The utilization of September’s CRS-4/SpX-4 mission is not the first time a Dragon has come to the aid of the ISS’ spacewalk plans.

The next Dragon is patiently waiting her turn in a schedule that is set to be a breakout year for SpaceX, with a conveyor belt of launches in full swing:

Source: www.nasaspaceflight.com

The SpaceX Dragon vehicle has been tabbed again to deliver cargo to the International Space Station (ISS).  This time, SpaceX will deliver batteries in support of EVAs from the ISS.  This has been "a breadkout year for SpaceX, wit a conveyer belt of launches in full swing."  It’s good to see private industry rescue the faltering NASA launch program.  Let’s stop paying foreign governments, such as the Russian Federation, to launch our space and satellite missions.  Aloha de Russ (KH6JRM).

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