SpaceX модифицировал ракету Falcon 9 для корабля Cygnus, чтобы доставить мороженое астронавтам 30 января

modified rocket, and it also carries a special payload – ice cream for the astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS).

The modified Falcon 9 rocket will be carrying the Cygnus spacecraft, which is set to deliver more than 8,200 pounds of supplies and research to the ISS. This includes scientific experiments, hardware, and crew supplies, as well as the special treat of frozen dessert for the astronauts.

The decision to include ice cream on this resupply mission is part of an effort to improve the variety of food options available to the astronauts living and working on the ISS. Providing such amenities can help improve morale and mental well-being during long-duration space missions.

The Falcon 9 rocket has been modified to accommodate the Cygnus spacecraft, which is part of SpaceX’s ongoing efforts to improve and expand its capabilities in space transportation. The successful launch and delivery of the Cygnus cargo module would mark another milestone for the company in its partnership with Northrop Grumman.

The launch is set to take place from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. It is scheduled for Tuesday, January 30, and will be broadcast live on NASA Television and the agency’s website. After the cargo ship reaches the ISS, the astronauts onboard will have a sweet treat waiting for them, courtesy of SpaceX and Northrop Grumman’s collaborative efforts.
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