Jessica Jensen, SpaceX's Director of Dragon Mission Management, said: "We are still inspired by all of the Apollo missions and are excited to continue to work with NASA as they continue to explore the universe".
Of all the previous launches under the contract, this is the seventh mission to feature a reused Dragon capsule - and the first time a Dragon capsule has run three prior resupply missions: the CRS-6 mission in April 2015, the CRS-13 mission in December 2017 and now, the CRS-18 mission.
Following a successful launch and first stage separation, the Falcon 9 booster was recovered for a second time touching down at Cape Canaveral's Landing Zone 1.
Wednesday's attempted launch was originally set for 6:24 p.m.
The rocket is carrying dozens of scientific experiments to the station's microgravity lab.
SpaceX called off a Falcon 9 countdown on Wednesday because of the risk of lightning from thunderstorms alongside Florida's Space Coast, pushing back the departure of a cargo mission for the International Space Station till Thursday.
A new docking adapter for future commercial space taxis will be delivered as well, along with more mundane supplies such as food and clothing.
Dragon is also outfitted with four ceramic heat shield tiles that are being tested for use on the Starship, SpaceX's next-gen spacecraft now under development. SpaceX is contracted to resupply the space station through 2024.
The company will incorporate any other safety-related changes resulting from the investigation into the vehicle, she said, "but as of this point in time, we do not anticipate that anomaly investigation to hold up cargoDragon 2".
It's been reported that the launch was supposed to include 5,500 more experiments and supplies for the six astronauts aboard the ISS.
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The pushback also comes against a backdrop of growing discontent nationwide as Putin's approval ratings slip . Some activists were arrested twice after being released and then returning to protest in a different place.
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According to a fresh post that has been published on Weibo , Huawei will unleash the Nova 5i Pro in its home market on July 26. The Chinese manufacturer has today confirmed on the arrival of the Nova 5i Pro smartphone by releasing its first promo video.
The superstar singer was set to perform at 2017 Coachella , however, "unexpectedly" became pregnant with her twins Rumi and Sir . In preparation for Coachella , Beyoncé stuck to the plan for a total of 44 days , assisted by personal chefs and trainers.
Meanwhile, Hjorth is accused of using his bare hands to strike the officer's partner, who wasn't seriously injured in the attack. Police say they searched the room and found the murder weapon - a "knife of considerable size", hidden behind a ceiling panel.
Windows insiders has now more time to work on minor version to enable compatibility and smooth performance into the users system. Additionally, the assistant now supports both light and dark themes, which should be a boon for all dark theme fans out there.
The England Under-21 global joined Everton from Charlton in 2017, scoring four goals in 48 matches for the club. Lookman's transfer from Everton to RB Leipzig is part of the deal which is worth € 25million (£22.5m).
Newcastle's Bruce keen to shed 'puppet' tag and win fans over
The club have put the onus on new manager Bruce to take the call on whether they should try and sign the striker this summer. When the likes of Pardew, Carver and McClaren were "in charge", they all had regular/semi-regular contact with Mike Ashley.
Actor Rutger Hauer Dies At Age 75
HAUER: (As Roy Batty ) I've seen things you people wouldn't believe - attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. RUTGER HAUER , who is best known for his role in the 1982 film Blade Runner , has died aged 75.
Amazon.com Earnings Miss, Revenue Beats In Q2
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