NASA 19 May 2020

Live Cargo Launch to the International Space Station From Japan


All systems are ‘GO' for another rocket launch! Tomorrow, May 20, watch as the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) uncrewed HTV spacecraft lifts off from Japan, on a mission to carry cargo to the International Space Station. It'll deliver more than four tons of supplies, water, spare parts and experiment hardware for the station crew. Live coverage begins at 1 p.m. EDT with liftoff scheduled for 1:31 p.m. EDT.

NASA astronaut and U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Cassidy sends a message from the International Space Station, thanking all on the front lines facing COVID-19, our invisible enemy. From doctors and nurses in our hospitals, law enforcement and firefighters who protect us, warehouse personnel and grocery store clerks who keep the shelves stocked and the economy going - you are an inspiration to all and we sincerely thank you.

A U.S. and Russian space crew blasted off en route to the International Space Station, Thursday, April 9, from Russia's Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
A SpaceX Dragon resupply spacecraft left the International Space Station Tuesday. It carries more than 4,000 pounds of scientific experiments and other cargo. (April 7)
China said it got one step closer to building a space station. The country launched a new generation manned spacecraft test ship, Long March-5B, with a new type of heavy rocket. How does this rocket work? Watch this video and learn more.

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