NASA and SpaceX Teams Proceeding to Dragon Capture

Dragon Capture
Dragon Capture
ISS034-E-060846 (3 March 2013) — This is one of a series of photos taken by the Expedition 34 crew members aboard the International Space Station during the March 3 approach, capture and docking of the SpaceX Dragon. Thus the capsule begins its scheduled three-week-long stay at the orbiting space station.

The International Space Station and Dragon flight control teams are proceeding toward rendezvous and grapple at 6:12 a.m. EST on Monday, Jan. 12.

SpaceX reported all spacecraft systems are ready for the final stages of rendezvous, and space station flight controllers reported the orbiting outpost is ready for the commercial spacecraft’s arrival.

NASA Television coverage of rendezvous and grapple will begin at 4:30 a.m.: https://www.nasa.gov/nasatv

To learn more about the mission and the International Space Station, visit: https://www.nasa.gov/station

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