Giant robotic arm catches SpaceX's Dragon cargo spacecraft
06 May 2019 22:43
(CNN)Crew members on the International Space Station caught and installed SpaceX's Dragon cargo Monday morning.
They helped control a giant robotic arm to catch the spacecraft carrying 5,500 pounds of research, crew supplies and hardware, according to NASA's International Space Station blog.
It launched from Florida two days ago.
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"Capture confirmed! Dragon is now attached to the @Space_Station robotic arm," SpaceX said on Twitter.
SpaceX also tweeted a time lapse of the capture.
The space station's Expedition 59 began in March and ends in June.
Its crew includes six astronauts: three Americans, a Canadian, a Russian and one from Turkmenistan.