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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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
SpaceX’s Dragon capsule made history this week when it became the first commercial space vehicle to dock with the International Space Station and now the capsule has been released from the station as it prepared for its re-entry and... Read Post