The astronauts named their capsule Endeavor in honor of the shuttle that both traveled more than ten years ago. The American capsule docked at the ISS at 15:30.
American astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken have already docked at the International Space Station (ISS). This was a fully automated procedure: they would only intervene if there was a problem. NASA astronauts are in orbit aboard the Dragon capsule – launched on the rocket flying Falcon-9 from Florida Kennedy Space Center on Saturday.
The capsule was built and is operated by a private company, SpaceX – which is the first in the history of manned space flights.
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