SSRMS removes payload from Dragon trunk to mark new milestone

March 6, 2013 by Chris Bergin and Pete Harding

SpaceX’s CRS-2 (SpX-2) Dragon achieved another milestone on Wednesday, as the Space Station Remote Manipulator System (SSRMS) carefully removed a pair of grapple bars from the spacecraft’s trunk. The robotic operation marked another first – the delivery of unpressurized cargo from a commercial spacecraft to the ISS.

CRS-2 Dragon:

The SpaceX spacecraft is now enjoying an issue-free mission, following the swift resolution of problems relating to its propulsion system, an issue that occurred just minutes into its mission.

Read more: SSRMS removes payload from Dragon trunk to mark new milestone | NASASpaceFlight.com.

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