WASHINGTON, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Media accreditation is open for the June 26 launch of NASA's next commercial cargo resupply mission from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (CCAFS) in Florida to the International Space Station.
SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft will launch on a Falcon 9 rocket at approximately 11:09 a.m. EDT on the company's seventh NASA-contracted cargo mission and its eighth visit to the station. The flight will deliver several tons of supplies, such as new science experiments and technology research, as well as the first of two International Docking Adapters. These adapters will be installed on the station to facilitate docking of commercial crew spacecraft, including the Boeing CST-100 and SpaceX Crew Dragon.
Media prelaunch and launch activities will take place at CCAFS and nearby at NASA's Kennedy Space Center. For international media without U.S. citizenship, accreditation is open until noon on June 16 for Kennedy access only. The deadline for U.S. media to apply for credentials is 4:30 p.m. on June 22.
All media accreditation requests must be submitted online at:
All media representatives must present two forms of unexpired legal, government identification to access Kennedy. One form must be a photo ID, such as a passport or driver's license. Questions about accreditation should be directed to Jennifer Horner at firstname.lastname@example.org or 321-867-6598.
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