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SpaceX CRS-4



Carrying a cargo under NASA's Commercial Resupply Services (CRS) contract. including the ISS-RapidScat instrument as a replacement for NASA's QuikScat satellite (1999-034A/25789) to monitor ocean winds for climate research, weather predictions, and hurricanes.

Alternate Names

  • 40210
  • SpaceX
  • SpaceXCRS4
  • SpX CRS-4
  • Dragon CRS-4
  • CRS 4

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2014-09-21
Launch Vehicle: Falcon 9
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States

Funding Agency

  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration (United States)


  • Resupply/Refurbishment/Repair
  • Earth Science

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

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