SpaceX delays launch of new docking port to the International Space Station
Update, July 24 at 6:24 PM ET: SpaceX was forced to delay the launch due to bad weather over the launch site. The company will try again tomorrow, Thursday, July 25th at 6:01PM ET.
Original story: This afternoon, SpaceX is slated to launch its latest cargo mission from Florida for NASA, sending about 5,000 pounds of supplies to the crew on the International Space Station. For this mission, the company is employing a Dragon cargo capsule that’s already been to space twice before. If successful, it’ll be the first time the same Dragon has gone on a third trip to space.
Packed inside the Dragon’s main storage compartment are some interesting goodies and science experiments for the crew to work with over the next few months. These include a…