Launch of SpaceX’s Dragon CRS-3 Spacecraft on Falcon 9v1.1 Rocket

The fourth SpaceX Falcon 9v1.1 rocket to launch successfully lifted off of Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral in Florida on April 18th 2014 at 19:25 UTC. The rocket carried the fourth ISS-bound Dragon Spacecraft with 2.4 tonns of cargo and supplies for the International Space Station, Dragon is due to arrive on on Sunday- April 20th 2014. This Falcon 9 rocket also was the first to have landing legs installed, SpaceX will test a re-entry burn and landing burn of the first stage over the Atlantic Ocean.

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