Cargo ship Dragon returned from the ISS to Earth

© Photo : Twitter/Thomas PesquetКосмический Dragon truck. Archive photoCargo ship Dragon returned from the ISS to Earth© Photo : Twitter/Thomas Pesquet

Us space truck Dragon left the ISS, the NASA website is a live broadcast.

Undocking of the ship happened at 11.47 GMT.

Dragon is the only cargo spacecraft that can deliver cargo to the orbital station to the Ground. The machine will crash in the Pacific ocean about six hours.

The truck arrived on the ISS in mid-August. Since then, the ship remained in the American module «Harmony» (Harmony). The spacecraft delivered into orbit about 3 tons of cargo, including food, basic necessities and materials for scientific experiments. Among the delivered to the orbit of materials, new supercomputer mouse to explore the possibility to neutralize the negative effect of gravity on the human eye, experiments on growing lung tissue and the latest research in the field of the fight against Parkinson’s disease, as well as equipped with a telescope nanosatellite for the study of the Earth from low earth orbit.