Elon Musk sent a consignment of goods to NASA for the 23rd time
2170 kg of avocado fruit, ants, plants and wild grass seeds sent for experiment
Cape Canaveral: Elon Musk’s SpaceX company on Sunday sent a shipment of fresh food, fruits called avocados and a large number of ants and human-sized weapons to the International Space Station for astronauts experimenting in space.
Delivery of the shipment is expected on Monday. The company sent the shipment to NASA for the 23rd time in a decade. The recycled Falcon rocket was launched from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in the early hours of the morning.
The first-stage booster, the Dragon capsule, was named for lack of Gravitas. SpaceX founder Elon Musk
. The shipment to the International Space Station weighed 2170 kilograms, including fresh food, avocados, lemons and ice cream. The material was sent to seven astronauts working on the space station.
Scout students sent ants, shrimp (sea creatures) and a variety of plants to perform a variety of experiments in space, while University of Wisconsin-Medicine scientists sent weed seeds for genetic research. Besides this, concrete, solar cells and other materials were also sent for the purpose of weighing. A human-sized robotic arm to be launched into space has been built by a Japanese startup company.