At 11:21 a.m., the SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft automatically docked to the Harmony module's forward-facing port.
Launch Complex 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida saw the launch of the Dragon on the company's 25th contracted commercial resupply mission for NASA.
During an orbital sunrise over the Pacific Ocean, the SpaceX Dragon resupply spacecraft approaches the space station.
NASA imaging spectroscopy technology to measure the mineral composition of dust in Earth’s arid regions.
Mineral dust released into the atmosphere has the potential to travel great distances and modify Earth's climate.
After Dragon spends about one month attached to the orbiting laboratory, the spacecraft will return to Earth with cargo and research.
Photo taken as the SpaceX Cargo Dragon resupply ship leaves the International Space Station shows the pressurised capsule with its nose cone exposed.