Falcon 9 was returned to Cape Canaveral
Photo: SpaceX / Twitter
The rocket participated in the launch of Crew Dragon to ISS.
The Falcon 9 rocket of SpaceX Elon musk on 3 June were taken to the port of Cape Canaveral (Florida, USA). This was reported in the Twitter of the company.
May 30, the Falcon 9 rocket launched into orbit the spacecraft Crew Dragon with two astronauts. The first stage of the rocket is reusable, separated in 2.5 minutes after the start, after six minutes she landed on the platform, Of Course I Still Love You in the Atlantic ocean.
May 31 Crew Dragon successfully docked to the International space station in automatic mode.
After launching @AstroBehnken and @Astro_Doug to orbit on Crew Dragon, the Falcon 9 landed on the Of Course I Still Love You droneship and returned to Port Canaveral pic.twitter.com/ACov1BhgXY
— SpaceX (@SpaceX) June 2, 2020
Crew Dragon is the first private company created the device, which arrived at the ISS. This launch, the U.S. resumed the program of manned flights, which were suspended in 2011, with the end of the space Shuttle program. From the time American astronauts flew into space on Russian rockets Soyuz and the docking station U.S. segment of the space station was not used.