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HISTORIC: SpaceX's Dragon Capsule Successfully Returns To Earth

Elon Musk and the SpaceX team made history today. The company's Dragon capsule successfully docked with the International Space Station and made it back to Earth earlier this afternoon. This marks the first time that such a task has been carried out by private venture. It's an exciting prospect, and here are photos of the craft's reentry and landing. Here's the Dragon capsule as it was docked with the International Space Station It fired its rockets three times to separate from the ISS and begin reentry An artist's rendering of the craft as it came through Earth's atmosphere See the rest of the story at Business Insider Please follow SAI on Twitter and Facebook.
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Watch Live: SpaceX Docks at International Space Station (+ Profile of Founder Elon Musk)

Technology : ReadWriteWeb (3 years ago)

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SpaceX Dragon Capsule Makes History, Docks With International Space Station

Technology : The Inquisitr - Tech (3 years ago)

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Technology : The Next Web Blog (3 years ago)

As you know, Elon Musk’s SpaceX program officially hit a milestone by docking its Dragon craft with the International Space Station. This hasn’t been an overnight success story, as Musk... Read Post


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