This morning, the crew of the International Space Station opened the hatch of the SpaceX Dragon capsule and went inside. The Dragon docked with the ISS yesterday, becoming the first private spacecraft to rendezvous with the station. NASA astronaut Donald Pettit was the first aboard, remarking that it "smells like a brand new car." Pettit and the crew now have until Thursday to unload Dragon's cargo and refill it with equipment to return to Earth.
After becoming the first private company to dock at the International Space Station 9 (ISS) earlier this year, SpaceX has dispatched its Dragon capsule to deliver supplies to the ISS... Read Post
The International Space Station and SpaceX’s Dragon capsule made history on Friday morning when the stations crew used a robotic arm to capture the Dragon capsule and then dock it with the ISS. By successfully completing its first m... Read Post