'Flying brain' blasts off on cargo ship toward space station

SpaceX launch live stream Falcon 9 rocket launch

On Friday June 29, Falcon 9 successfully lifted for launch of its fifteenth Commercial Resupply Services mission (CRS-15) at 5:42:42 a.m. EDT, or 9:42:42 UTC, from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida.

The window is instantaneous, meaning teams have only one shot to launch the rocket topped with a Dragon spacecraft destined for a rendezvous with the International Space Station.

Speaking to Reuters, IBM engineer Matthias Biniok said, their main mission is to support the astronauts with their daily tasks in order to save time.

Research materials aboard the SpaceX Dragon include Mobile Companion, the first form of artificial intelligence on the space station. Viewers can watch the arrival and installation live on NASA Television and NASA.com beginning at 5:30 a.m. Monday, July 2. The Dragon sent cargo to space in 2016 and the Falcon blasted off a NASA satellite two months ago.

About 10 minutes into the flight, SpaceX confirmed that the Dragon has successfully deployed from the rocket's second stage and was in a "good orbit". The bot has been trained to understand the voice and face of a German astronaut, Alexander Gerst, who will later decide how the bot does.

CIMON will be powered by more than a dozen propellers to help it zip around and avoid bumping into things inside the Columbus module of the space lab.

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In addition, CIMON will be a first robot which makes interactions with people in space.

CIMON will use a neural AI network to learn from astronauts.

An Earth science instrument called the ECOsystem Spaceborne Thermal Radiometer Experiment on Space Station (ECOSTRESS) will provide a new space-based measurement of how plants respond to changes in water availability.

Wake up to sunrise SpaceX launch - Early risers will be treated to a SpaceX launch Friday morning that is carrying supplies to astronauts living on the International Space Station.

The Angiex Cancer Therapy will test effects of vascular-targeted agents on normal blood vessels. Dragon separated from Falcon 9s second stage about nine minutes and thirty seconds after liftoff and is on its way to the International Space Station, now expected to arrive early on the morning of July 2nd.

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