NASA to Fly SpaceX Spacecraft For Climate Change Investigation

SpaceX are launching the agency's next investigation to monitor climate change from the International Space Station.

The mission, NASA's Earth Surface Mineral Dust Source Investigation, will fly aboard SpaceX's commercial resupply services

Space Exploration Technologies Corp.'s Dragon spacecraft will lift off from Launch Complex 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida,

The spacecraft is expected to spend about a month attached to the orbiting outpost

 it returns to Earth with research and return cargo, the administration said.

Other investigations include studying the age of immune cells and the potential to reverse those effects during postflight recovery

the administration said. It is being targeted for next Thursday at 8:44 p.m. EDT.

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