Falcon 9 rocket blasts off from Cape Canaveral

Spacecraft will deliver supplies, science investigations
Posted at 11:24 AM, Jun 03, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-03 18:24:32-04

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX launched a Falcon 9 rocket Thursday afternoon from the Kennedy Space Center to resupply the International Space Station.

NASA said the Dragon cargo spacecraft will deliver supplies and science investigations, including studies on kidney disease treatments, cotton root systems, tardigrades' adaptation to space and more.

The launch occurred on schedule at 1:29 p.m.