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Dragon Resilience performs port relocation to clear way for future vehiclesCoalition Member in the News – BoeingNASAspaceflight.com (4/5): In a first for NASA’s Commercial Crew program, the SpaceX Crew-1 Dragon Resilience was relocated to a new docking port on the International Space Station (ISS) to make way for future crew and cargo vehicles. The spacecraft’s relocation began at 6:30 a.m. EDT today. The immediate purpose was to clear the PMA-2/IDA-2 port for the arrival of the Crew-2 Dragon Endeavour capsule, which is set to launch on April 22. This will be followed on April 28 by the return to Earth of the Dragon Resilience, which will vacate the PMA-3/IDA-3 port clearing the way for the docking of the CRS-22 Cargo Dragon in June, the ultimate purpose of Resilience’s relocation.
More potential air leak locations found at International Space Station, source saysSputnik News of Russia (4/3): Cosmonauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) continue ...