Editor’s Note: Launch time has been updated to 3:59 a.m. EDT, Wednesday, May 1. The What’s on Board Science Briefing time of 10:30 a.m., Monday, April 29 is unchanged. The prelaunch news conference will be held on Tuesday, April 30 at 1 p.m. (Updated April 27, 2019)
NASA commercial cargo provider SpaceX is targeting no earlier than 4:22 a.m. EDT Tuesday, April 30, for the launch of its next resupply mission to the International Space Station. Live coverage will begin on NASA Television and the agency’s website Monday, April 29, with prelaunch events.
This is the 17th SpaceX mission under NASA’s Commercial Resupply Services contract. The Dragon spacecraft will deliver supplies and critical materials to support dozens of the more than 250 science and research investigations that will occur during Expeditions 59 and 60. The spacecraft’sunpressurized trunk will transport NASA’s Orbiting Carbon Observatory-3 (OCO-3) and Space Test Program-Houston 6 (STP-H6).
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