Science, Technology

May 31, 2020

SpaceX Crew Dragon arrives at the ISS with NASA astronauts

Photo credit: NASA/SpaceX

The Gist

SpaceX Crew Dragon has successfully docked the International Space Station (ISS) after a successful launch.

The List

  • SpaceX Crew Dragon has docked with the ISS after successfully launching from Earth on Saturday.
  • NASA astronauts Robert L. Behnken and Douglas O. Hurley have disembarked the capsule will be joining the current ISS crew.
  • This is the first time in history where astronauts were launched into space by a spacecraft built by a private company.
  • Also, this is the first time NASA sent humans up into space since 2011.

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