SpaceX’s next robotic cargo mission to the International Space Station (ISS) is scheduled to launch on Thursday, November 9, 2023.
The CRS-29 mission will deliver over 6,500 pounds of supplies and scientific hardware to the ISS, including NASA’s AWE and ILLUMA-T experiments.
AWE will study gravity waves in Earth’s atmosphere, while ILLUMA-T will test high-speed communications using laser technology.
The Dragon capsule will also carry up a variety of food for the ISS crew, including holiday treats like chocolate, pumpkin spice cappuccino, and cranberry sauce.
CRS-29 is the 29th robotic resupply mission that SpaceX will fly to the ISS for NASA.
Dragon is the only cargo vehicle with the ability to return to Earth with cargo.
The liftoff is scheduled for 8:28 p.m. EST (0128 GMT on November 10) from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.