American manned spacecraft Dragon-2 will be launched to ISS unmanned in February.
The launch of a new manned spacecraft Dragon-2 to the International space station will take place in early February. This was announced by the head of the American company SpaceX Elon Musk on Saturday, January 5.
“About a month left before the first orbital test flight of the manned Dragon,” Musk wrote on Twitter.
The first flight of the ship will be unmanned.
Dragon-2 is an improved version of reusable private spaceship Dragon company SpaceX. The model was developed at the request of NASA to deliver crew of seven people to the ISS and return to Earth. Like the previous version, Dragon-2 will be displayed on the orbit by carrier rocket Falcon 9.