July 31, 2021

Tropical Storm Elsa delays SpaceX Dragon cargo ship’s return to Earth

NASA and SpaceX have delayed the departure of the SpaceX CRS-22 Dragon cargo ship from the International Space Station (ISS) as Tropical Storm Elsa approaches Florida.

The cargo spacecraft, which was originally expected to leave the space station Tuesday (July 6), will remain docked to the station’s Harmony module until at least Wednesday (July 7), NASA said in a statement.