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ISS Astronauts Enter SpaceX Dragon Spacecraft

Posted May 26th, 2012 at 1:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Astronauts at the International Space Station got their first glimpse inside the SpaceX corporation’s Dragon capsule Saturday, just one day after it made history as the first commercial spacecraft to reach the station. The crew members opened the cargo-filled Dragon Saturday morning, with U.S. astronaut Don Pettit commenting that the inside smelled like “a brand […]

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SpaceX Dragon Opens at ISS

Posted May 26th, 2012 at 6:45 am (UTC-5)
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The astronauts on board the International Space Station have opened the Dragon capsule, a privately-owned spacecraft created by the U.S. corporation SpaceX. The astronauts opened the cargo-filled Dragon Saturday morning. One of the astronauts commented that the inside of the capsule smelled like “a brand new car.” The capsule docked at the station Friday after […]

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Private Spacecraft Docks with ISS

Posted May 25th, 2012 at 5:15 pm (UTC-5)
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A privately-owned spacecraft has for the first time reached the International Space Station. The Dragon capsule, created by the U.S. corporation SpaceX, docked Friday at the space station, where astronauts there were able to receive it. The astronauts used the station’s robotic arm to grab the capsule and are scheduled to open it on Saturday. […]

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Private Spacecraft Docks with ISS

Posted May 25th, 2012 at 1:05 pm (UTC-5)
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The commercial SpaceX Dragon spacecraft made history Friday, becoming the first privately-owned vehicle to reach the International Space Station. Astronauts aboard the ISS used the station’s robotic arm to grab and dock the capsule. Station crew members will open it on Saturday. This is the first time a private company has launched a spacecraft to […]

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Private Spacecraft to Dock with ISS

Posted May 25th, 2012 at 10:15 am (UTC-5)
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The privately-built and owned Space X Dragon spacecraft is one step closer to its historic docking at the International Space Station, after station astronauts successfully used the station’s robotic arm to grab it. ISS crew members will now work to attach the unmanned cargo ship to a docking port. This is the first time a […]

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Private Spacecraft to Dock with ISS

Posted May 25th, 2012 at 6:35 am (UTC-5)
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S The privately-built and owned Space X Dragon spacecraft is heading to the International Space Station for Friday’s historic docking with the orbital outpost. Ground controllers fired the engines on the unmanned cargo ship early Friday morning to place it on a course towards the ISS. Once it is in position, two of the ISS […]

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Private Spacecraft Completes Flyby Around ISS

Posted May 24th, 2012 at 6:35 pm (UTC-5)
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The privately-built Dragon space capsule has completed its flyby around the International Space Station in preparation for Friday’s rendezvous and historic docking with the orbital outpost. The U.S. space agency, NASA, says the maneuvers of the unmanned Dragon capsule were successful. NASA says the capsule flew within two kilometers of the International Space Station as […]

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Private Spacecraft Completes Maneuvers Around ISS

Posted May 24th, 2012 at 9:40 am (UTC-5)
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The privately-built Dragon space capsule has completed its fly-by around the International Space Station in preparation for Friday’s rendezvous and historic docking with the orbital outpost. The U.S. space agency NASA says the maneuvers of the unmanned Dragon capsule were successful. NASA says the capsule flew within two kilometers of the International Space Station as […]

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Private Spacecraft to Fly Near ISS

Posted May 24th, 2012 at 5:10 am (UTC-5)
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The privately-built Dragon space capsule has begun a series of maneuvers around the International Space Station to prepare for Friday’s scheduled rendezvous and docking with the orbital outpost. The U.S. space agency NASA says the unmanned Dragon capsule will fly to within 2.5. kilometers of the ISS as it conducts several procedures to test the […]

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Private Resupply Mission to ISS Delayed

Posted April 25th, 2012 at 8:25 am (UTC-5)
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The launch of the first privately-built and operated spaceship to the International Space Station has been postponed. California-based Space Exploration Technologies, better known as Space X, announced Tuesday it was moving the launch date from next Monday, April 30, to May 7, one week later. A spokeswoman for Space X said engineers need more time […]

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