THE first Philippine university-built Maya-3 and Maya-4 cube satellites (cube sats) were finally launched to the International Space Station (ISS) a few minutes after their scheduled 3:14 p.m. launch (PST) on August 29 aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket’s Dragon C208 as part of SpaceX Commercial Resupply Service Mission-23 (SpX-23).
The scheduled launching on August 28 was moved because of bad weather.
The launching was beamed live by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration on its web site, which was viewed worldwide, including by the BusinessMirror
The docking of the SpaceX CRS-23 Cargo Dragon Craft to the ISS is scheduled on August 30 at 11 a.m. (EDT)
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