Early this morning, the SpaceX Dragon capsule passed just 2.4 kilometers below the International Space Station, completing another critical step in its mission profile that’ll lead to it docking with the orbiting station Friday morning.
From the station, astronauts captured video as the capsule cruised by:
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Very, very cool.
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