CIMON, the AI-powered Robot Among Cargo on SpaceX CRS-19 Launch

Bill Jelen

December 5, 2019

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SpaceX successfully launched 5,700 pounds of science experiments towards the ISS at 12:29 PM on December 5, 2019.

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Sierra Nevada's Shooting Star test cargo module on display at Kennedy Space Center.  Photo credit: Michael Howard / We Report Space

Sierra Nevada Corporation Shows Off "Shooting Star" Cargo Module at KSC

Shooting Star is a 15-foot cargo module that attaches aft of the Dream Chaser. It will transport cargo to the ISS and then burn up on re-entry to the Earth, allowing it to be used for ISS trash disposal.

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On a brilliantly blue morning in Virginia, the Cygnus cargo freighter begins its 2-day journey to the International Space Station.  Photo credit: Scott Schilke / We Report Space

Northrop Grumman debuts Antares 230+ launch vehicle on NG-12 mission

The morning calm of Chincoteague Island and the surrounding Eastern Shore of Virginia was briefly interrupted by a powerful rocket launch from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport on November 2, 2019. Correspondent Will Smoot provides a first-hand account of launch viewing from Tom's Cove.

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Northrop Grumman's Cyngus spacecraft receives late-load cargo less than 24 hours prior to the launch of the NG-12 mission.  Photo credit: Jared Haworth / We Report Space

What's on board NG-12?

A day prior to the scheduled launch of Northrop Grumman's Antares 230+ rocket and Cygnus spacecraft, NASA presents a briefing on the various payloads traveling to the International Space Station.

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SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket launches from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, and lands just 17 miles downrange on an Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship.  Photo credit: Michael Seeley / We Report Space

CRS-17 Delivery Returns Cargo Dragon to Station

SpaceX's CRS-17 launch marks two "returns" to the International Space Station: in general, the return of cargo dragon flights following the successful Crew Dragon demo in March 2019, and specifically, the re-use of the Dragon capsule from the CRS-12 mission, returning to station after its August 2017 mission.

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