Space X Dragon

By: Abhinav Ayancha

What is the Space X Dragon

The Space X Dragon is the first spacecraft to carry cargo into space. In time it will be able to take people into space.It was the first commercial spacecraft to deliver cargo to the international space station.It has a pressuriezed section which can carry cargo and will be able to carry humans and the trunk carrys satalites, solar arrays, and unperrssuriezed cargo.

Lanch Squence

First the Dragon will be connected to the Falcon 9 ( which is a rocket) which then go into space and will disconnect with the Falcon and then go to the International Space Station and then go drop the cargo. The Dragon only had one mission and was launched on March 11, 2013.

Overview

Launch Mass Maxiumum cargo wieght

13,228 lbs 3,000 lbs

Return Mass

6,614 lbs

Videos

'Dragon by the Tail!': Video of SpaceX capsule docking with ISS
SpaceX's Dragon to Return Americans to Space