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SpaceX Spacecraft Flew Over Nigeria’s Airspace On Its Way To ₦58trillion Space Station (Video)

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Moment Elon Musk SpaceX spacecraft flew over Nigeria’s airspace during its travel to the ₦58trillion International Space Station, ISS.

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Moment SpaceX Dragon spacecraft (left) tries to dock into the International Space Station (ISS) (right)

On Sunday, SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft successfully docked into the International Space Station after 19-hours of travel from Kennedy Space Center in USA.

The spacecraft, carrying NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley; lifted off on Saturday at 3:22 pm atop the Falcon 9 rocket at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center.





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SpaceX spacecraft flew over Nigeria’s airspace during its 19-hours journey to the ISS.

According to this trending video, the SpaceX spacecraft flew over Nigeria’s airspace during its 19-hours journey to the ₦58 Trillion International Space Station, ISS.

Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, who confirmed this report, said through his Twitter handle on Monday night that :

“SpaceX just flew over Nigeria on its way to the Space Station. Future Aviation coming closer!”

The Crew Dragon is the first vessel to carry humans into space from U.S shores since 2011, docked with the station at 10:16 a.m. on Sunday.

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Moment Astronauts Aboard Elon Musk’s Spacecraft Entered ₦58 Trillion International Space Station, ISS

Its arrival at the ISS completed the first leg of the trip, designed to test the capabilities of the Crew Dragon capsule.

The new crews will remain onboard the International Space Station for between one and four months.

But the mission would only be declared a success when the astronauts return safely to Earth.





The Dragon, made by Tesla Chief Elon Musk’s company, SpaceX; is the first capsule made by a private company to be launched into space.





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