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UPDATES ONLY thread for CRS-18 ISS updates

NSF Threads for CRS-18 : Discussion / Updates / RNDZ, ISS Ops, EOM Updates / L2
NSF Articles for CRS-18 :
https://www.nasaspaceflight.com/?s=CRS%2BSpaceX

NSF Articles for CRS missions :  https://www.nasaspaceflight.com/?s=CRS

Successful launch July 25 at 18:01 EDT/22:01 UTC) on Falcon 9 (booster 1056.2) from SLC-40 at Cape Canaveral. RTLS landing was successful.  This Dragon was previously used for CRS-6 and CRS-13.



External cargo: IDA-3



Other SpaceX resources on NASASpaceflight:
   SpaceX News Articles (Recent)  /   SpaceX News Articles from 2006 (Including numerous exclusive Elon interviews)
   SpaceX Dragon Articles  /  SpaceX Missions Section (with Launch Manifest and info on past and future missions)
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« Last Edit: 07/27/2019 02:17 pm by gongora »

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Re: SpaceX CRS-18 Dragon - RNDZ, ISS Ops, EOM - UPDATES
« Reply #1 on: 07/27/2019 04:33 am »
Coverage of the spacecraft’s approach and arrival will begin at 8:30 a.m. on NASA Television and the agency’s website.

Dragon will join three other spacecraft currently at the space station. Expedition 60 Flight Engineers Nick Hague and Christina Koch of NASA will use the station’s robotic arm, Canadarm2, to grab, or grapple, Dragon around 10 a.m. Coverage of robotic installation to the Earth-facing port of the Harmony module will begin at 12 p.m.

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Re: SpaceX CRS-18 Dragon - RNDZ, ISS Ops, EOM - UPDATES
« Reply #2 on: 07/27/2019 11:30 am »
Dragon 350m from ISS.  Visible on ISS Stream.

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Re: SpaceX CRS-18 Dragon - RNDZ, ISS Ops, EOM - UPDATES
« Reply #3 on: 07/27/2019 11:47 am »
Dragon range 251m.

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Re: SpaceX CRS-18 Dragon - RNDZ, ISS Ops, EOM - UPDATES
« Reply #4 on: 07/27/2019 11:54 am »
Official NASA TV stream:

« Last Edit: 07/27/2019 11:55 am by Chris Bergin »

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Re: SpaceX CRS-18 Dragon - RNDZ, ISS Ops, EOM - UPDATES
« Reply #5 on: 07/27/2019 12:05 pm »
Dragon is ahead of the schedule, capture now scheduled for 9:21 am EDT, may be earlier. Dragon has entered the 200 m Keep-Out Sphere (KOS).
« Last Edit: 07/27/2019 12:06 pm by DaveS »
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« Last Edit: 07/27/2019 12:11 pm by eeergo »
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Wow. Early!

Heading to 30 meters.
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Getting close:
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Re: SpaceX CRS-18 Dragon - RNDZ, ISS Ops, EOM - UPDATES
« Reply #10 on: 07/27/2019 12:26 pm »
Approaching orbital sunset:
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Re: SpaceX CRS-18 Dragon - RNDZ, ISS Ops, EOM - UPDATES
« Reply #11 on: 07/27/2019 12:28 pm »
Adjusting camera for capture overlay program:
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Re: SpaceX CRS-18 Dragon - RNDZ, ISS Ops, EOM - UPDATES
« Reply #13 on: 07/27/2019 12:32 pm »
Arm maneuvering at orbital night:
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Re: SpaceX CRS-18 Dragon - RNDZ, ISS Ops, EOM - UPDATES
« Reply #14 on: 07/27/2019 12:40 pm »
Into 30m hold, everything holding still and SSRMS parked.
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Re: SpaceX CRS-18 Dragon - RNDZ, ISS Ops, EOM - UPDATES
« Reply #15 on: 07/27/2019 12:47 pm »
Departing and heading to 10 meters.
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Re: SpaceX CRS-18 Dragon - RNDZ, ISS Ops, EOM - UPDATES
« Reply #16 on: 07/27/2019 12:49 pm »
Movement visible in the control screen. SSRMS still braked.
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Re: SpaceX CRS-18 Dragon - RNDZ, ISS Ops, EOM - UPDATES
« Reply #18 on: 07/27/2019 12:53 pm »
Under 20 meters.
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Re: SpaceX CRS-18 Dragon - RNDZ, ISS Ops, EOM - UPDATES
« Reply #19 on: 07/27/2019 12:57 pm »
Clearly visible now through the SSRMS hand camera:
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