NASA Ships Sail into Portsmouth, New Hampshire

In this 2011 photo, Freedom Star tows a booster rocket back to shore for refurbishing. Photo:NASA/Jim Grossmann

Two NASA ships, the “Freedom Star” and “Liberty Star” are docked at the New Hampshire State Pier in Portsmouth in preparation for their next mission involving the SpaceX launch, according to an article in the Portsmouth Patch.

Trent J. Perrotto, a public affairs office for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, says the two NASA ships will collect video and images when the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches on April 30 at 12:22 p.m. According to NASA’s website, this mission is “a demonstration flight by Space Exploration Technologies, or SpaceX, as part of its contract with NASA to have private companies launch cargo safely to the International Space Station.”

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Portsmouth Patch

 

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