SpaceX CRS-9

SpaceX CRS-9

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CRS-9 launched on 18 July 2016 from Cape Canaveral SLC-40 aboard a Falcon 9 launch vehicle. After 9 minutes and 37 seconds the Dragon spacecraft successfully separated from the rocket, and deployed its solar arrays about two minutes later. The opening of its GNC door came two hours later, enabling orbital operations.

CRS-9 carried 4,975.8 lbs of cargo to the International Space Station. Among the pressurized cargo was 2,050.3 lbs of material supporting about 250 science and research experiments, 815.7 lbs of crew supplies, 617.3 lbs of spacecraft hardware, 279.9 lbs of extravehicular activity equipment, 2.2 lbs of computer equipment, and 119.1 lbs of Russian hardware. Its unpressurized cargo, the International Docking Adaptor-2 located in Dragon's trunk, massed 1,029.5 lbs.