China News Service, April 24. According to the Russian Satellite Network, at 5:08 on the 24th Eastern Time (17:08 on the 24th, Beijing time), the manned "Dragon" spacecraft carrying four astronauts has already cooperated with the international The space station completed docking.
On April 23, local time, the Kennedy Space Center of the United States launched the SpaceX Dragon spacecraft with four astronauts.
According to previous reports, the US Space Exploration Technology Corporation (SpaceX) launched the manned "Dragon" spacecraft into earth orbit at 5:49 on the 23rd, Eastern Time, at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
This spacecraft carried a total of 4 astronauts from the United States, Japan and France.
They plan to stay on the International Space Station for 6 months, during which they will conduct scientific research and maintenance work, and are scheduled to return to Earth before October 31.
This manned mission is also the second commercial manned space launch mission conducted by SpaceX and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).