by Thor Benson
Washington DC (UPI) Jan 12, 2015
The Dragon capsule SpaceX launched from Cape Canaveral, Fla. on Saturday has arrived at the ISS with Christmas gifts.
"Dragon is now attached and bolted to ISS, where it will remain for the next four weeks," SpaceX tweeted. This is the fifth time the company has delivered cargo to the space station.
Along with Christmas gifts, the capsule contained scientific equipment and food.
The Falcon 9 rocket that brought the Dragon capsule into orbit was supposed to return to Earth and land on a floating drone ship, but that mission was somewhat unsuccessful. The rocket was able to make it to the floating platform, but it came down too quickly and crash landed.
Dragon is now attached and bolted to ISS, where it will remain for the next four weeks. pic.twitter.com/tT1zeyVjuM— SpaceX (@SpaceX) January 12, 2015
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