A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Friday to deliver supplies the International Space Station for NASA.

The Hawthorne, Calif.-based rocket manufacturer launched the cargo mission despite a computer glitch aboard the space station and bad weather that threatened to push the liftoff back a day.

At 3:25 p.m., the rocket fired up its nine engines and launched into orbit, carrying a capsule packed with 5,000 pounds of supplies for the two Americans, one Japanese and three Russians aboard the space station.

The capsule, named Dragon, is scheduled to rendezvous with the space station on Sunday.

This is SpaceX’s third flight in its $1.6 billion, 12-mission contract with NASA to transport cargo to the space station.

The capsule has an array of cargo on board, including food, science experiments and even a set of legs for Robonaut 2, NASA’s humanoid robot aboard the space station, designed to help astronauts with tasks in space.

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