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CRS-11 First Stage Landing

10 Jun 2017, 13:12 UTC
CRS-11 First Stage Landing
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Wikipedia dixit:
“SpaceX CRS-11, also known as SpX-11, is a current cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station, launched successfully on 3 June 2017. The mission was contracted by NASA and is being flown by SpaceX. The mission utilized a Falcon 9 launch rocket and reuses a Dragon v1 cargo vessel that was previously flown on the CRS-4 mission. CRS-11 is the penultimate of the first twelve missions awarded to SpaceX under the CRS contract to resupply the International Space Station.
This was the first time that a Dragon spacecraft is reused, helping SpaceX to scale back its production line and shift focus to Dragon 2. CRS-11 launched aboard a Falcon 9 rocket on 3 June 2017 at 21:07 UTC from Kennedy Space Center’s Launch Complex 39A. The spacecraft rendezvoused with the station on 5 June and conducted a series of orbit adjustment burns to match speed, altitude, and orientation with the ISS. After arriving at the capture point at 13:37 UTC, the vehicle was snared at 13:52 UTC by Canadarm2, operated by Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer. It was berthed to the Harmony module at 16:07 UTC, where it will reside until 2 July 2017.
The first stage ...

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