SpaceX Becomes First Company to Dock Ship at Space Station

Bloomberg

Closely held SpaceX, controlled by billionaire Elon Musk, connected its unmanned Dragon capsule to the station at 12:02 pm New York time, according to Kyle Herring, a spokesman for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. SpaceX's Dragon is rapidly approaching its historic meeting with the International Space Station. It's due to begin its first docking […]

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SpaceX Dragon capsule approaches space station (live video)

CNET (blog)

SpaceX's Dragon capsule will today attempt to dock with the International Space Station. SpaceX and NASA's Historic Dragon Capsule ISS Docking in Pictures SpaceX Dragon Capsule flying in formation with the ISS. 1 By WJ Hennigan This image provided by NASA-TV shows the SpaceX Dragon commercial cargo craft, top, after Dragon was grappled by the […]

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SpaceX rocket launch hailed as 'a new era in space exploration'

Los Angeles

(SpaceX) on the successful launch of its Dragon capsule this morning from Cape Canaveral, Fla. The capsule, borne aloft on the SpaceX Falcon 9 booster rocket, is expected to rendezvous with the International Space Station (ISS) later this week, SUCCESSFUL SPACEX ROCKET LAUNCH TO TRIGGER LOBBYING BLITZ? Now that Space Exploration Technologies today made the […]

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SpaceX rocket blasts off for space station

USA TODAY

May. 22, 2012 – It has been threatening to happen since November last year, but early this morning SpaceX finally managed to launch the Dragon capsule strapped to a Falcon. After scrubbing its planned launch on May 19 due to a faulty check valve, SpaceX proved its critics wrong this morning by successfully launching the […]

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