SpaceX CRS-1

SpaceX CRS-1 Launch

  • A unique and rare visit to the pad prior to launch
  • CRS-1 Dragon was filled with 1,995 lbs (905 kg) of cargo
    • 260 lbs (120 kg) of crew supplies
    • 390 lbs (180 kg) of critical materials to support the 166 experiments on board ISS 
    • 66 new experiments
    • 232 lbs (105 kg) of hardware for the station and other miscellaneous items
    • Dragon returned 1,995 lb (905 kg) of cargo

    • 1,673 lbs (759 kg)

    • 163 lbs (74 kg) of crew supplies

    • 866 lbs (393 kg) of scientific experiments and hardware

    • 518 lbs (235 kg) of space station hardware

    • 68 lbs (31 kg) of spacesuit equipment

    • 55 lbs (25 kg) of miscellaneous items

  • Ice Cream added to cargo shortly before launch
  • First SpaceX operational mission under their Commercial Resupply Services contract with NASA
  • International Space Station cargo resupply Mission
  • Launch 8 October 2012
  • Successful Launch
    • Primary Cargo delivery to ISS on time
    • Secondary cargo deployment failure due to abnormal engine cut-off
  • Successful recovery of Dragon Capsule from ISS cargo resupply Mission

SpaceX CRS-1

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