SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket will launch a Dragon spacecraft to low-Earth orbit to deliver critical cargo to and from the International Space Station for NASA. SpaceX is targeting launch of its twelfth Commercial Resupply Services mission CRS-12 from Launch Complex 39A (at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, Florida. The instantaneous launch window is on Monday, August 14 at 12:31 p.m. EDT, or 16:31 UTC. Dragon will separate from Falcon 9’s second stage about 10 minutes after liftoff and attach to the space station on August 16. Following stage separation, Falcon 9’s first stage will attempt to land at SpaceX’s Landing Zone 1 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. Dragon Spacecraft Dragon will be filled with over 6,400 pounds of supplies and payloads, including critical materials to directly support dozens of the more than 250 science and research investigations that will occur during Expeditions 52 and 53.