[email protected]: Dragon completed its first flight around the world 8 years ago today. Since then, Dragon has visited @Space_Station 16 times. Next year, SpaceX will take another important step with an upgraded Dragon capable of returning human spaceflight to the US for the first time since 2011.
[email protected]: I am pleased to announce my nomination of four-star General Mark Milley, Chief of Staff of the United States Army – as the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, replacing General Joe Dunford, who will be retiring.
A Hillsborough County Sheriff patrol car was rear-ended while investigating a disabled vehicle on Bearss Ave near Skipper Rd. The deputy who was sitting inside was taken to the hospital as a precaution. Unknown if charges will be filed against the driver involved.
[email protected]: Falcon 9 launches Dragon into its targeted orbit, marking SpaceX's 20th launch this year. Dragon is traveling an average of 17,300 mph on its way to the @Space_Station with 5,600 pounds of critical cargo, supplies, and hardware. Capture is set for early Saturday morning.