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2015-04-15

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Canadarm2 to capture SpaceX's Dragon

SpaceX's Dragon is scheduled to arrive at the International Space Station (ISS) on Friday, April 17, around 7 a.m. EDT. European Space Agency Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti will perform a "cosmic catch" with Canadarm2 to grapple Dragon so that ground crews can dock it to the ISS. NASA TV will broadcast Dragon's arrival starting at 5 a.m. Follow the CSA's Twitter account for updates and live coverage of robotics.

2015-04-14

SpaceX Dragon launch

SpaceX's Dragon is scheduled to launch today, April 14, at 4:10 p.m. EDT. Given today's weather forecast, there is a 40% chance that the launch may be postponed. Live coverage begins at 3 p.m. today: