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With NASA astronaut Victor Glover monitoring aboard the International Space Station, an upgraded SpaceX cargo Dragon spacecraft undocked from the International Docking Adapter on the station's space-facing port of the Harmony module at 9:05 a.m. EST.

Sentinel-6 First Stage Booster Landing

The first-stage booster of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket flies down to a landing at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California during the launch of the Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich mission. The Falcon 9 carrying the satellite lifted off from Vandenberg's Space Launch Complex 4 on Nov. 21, 2020, at 9:17 a.m. PST (12:17 p.m. EST).

Loading Up A Space Cargo Droid

The remaining time-sensitive payloads bound for the International Space Station on SpaceX's 21st Commercial Resupply Services (CRS-21) mission are loaded into the Cargo Dragon spacecraft on Friday, Dec. 4, 2020.

Observations conducted by the Murikabushi Telescope of Ishigakijima Astronomical Observatory confirmed that dark coating can reduce satellite reflectivity by half.

NASA astronauts (from left) Michael Hopkins, Victor Glover and Shannon Walker work inside the SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft as they get ready for their approach and rendezvous with the International Space Station.

Crew Dragon And Falcon 9 In The Hangar

@SpaceX Crew Dragon and Falcon 9 in the hangar at Launch Complex 39A ahead of launching four astronauts to the @Space_Station; liftoff targeted for Saturday, November 14 at 7:49 p.m. EST

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, with the Crew Dragon atop, stands poised for launch at historic Launch Complex 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida on May 21, 2020, ahead of NASA's SpaceX Demo-2 mission.

Preparing A Dragon For Flight

The Crew Dragon spacecraft that will be used for the Crew-1 mission for NASA's Commercial Crew Program undergoes processing inside the clean room at SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne, California.

On March 19 and March 20, SpaceX teams in Firing Room 4 at Kennedy Space Center and SpaceX Mission Control along with NASA flight controllers in Houston, executed a full simulation of launch and docking of the Crew Dragon spacecraft.

The SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft for its first crew launch from American soil arrived at the launch site on Feb. 13, 2020.

SpaceX Cargo Dragon Launched

A SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is on its way to the International Space Station after launching at 11:50 p.m. EST Friday.

The SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft is offloaded from the company's recovery ship, Go Searcher, at the Port Canaveral Army wharf in Florida, carrying the company's Crew Dragon spacecraft following the uncrewed In-Flight Abort Test, Jan. 19, 2020.

NASA and SpaceX completed a launch escape demonstration of the company's Crew Dragon spacecraft and Falcon 9 rocket Sunday.

NASA and SpaceX are preparing to launch the final, major test before astronauts fly aboard the Crew Dragon spacecraft and Falcon 9 rocket to the International Space Station as part of the agency's Commercial Crew Program.

Testing The New SpaceX Spacesuits

NASA and SpaceX conducted a formal verification of the company's emergency escape system on Sept. 18, 2019, at Kennedy Space Center's Launch Complex 39A in Florida.

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket that will be used for the company's In-Flight Abort Test arrives at SpaceX's hangar at Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

After launching at 2:48 a.m. EDT Saturday, a SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is on its way to the International Space Station with approximately 5,500 pounds of NASA cargo and science investigations that include research into Earth's carbon cycle and the formation of asteroids and comets.

SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft and Falcon 9 rocket are positioned at the company's hangar at Launch Complex 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, ahead of the Demo-1 flight test targeted for January 17, 2019.

Trying Out The SpaceX Spacesuit

NASA Astronaut Suni Williams, fully suited in SpaceX's spacesuit

Experiments investigating cellular biology, Earth science and artificial intelligence are among the research heading to the International Space Station following Friday's launch of a NASA-contracted SpaceX Dragon spacecraft at 5:42 a.m. EDT.

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