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
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