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Posted by on Oct 10, 2012 in Science |

SpaceX capsule arrives successfully at the International Space Station (Video)

SpaceX capsule arrives successfully at the International Space Station (Video)

The International Space Station “caught” with successful company, which carries within 450 kg of supplies and experiments to the astronauts who are living there.

The station crew used a mechanical arm to grab the capsule operation was successful. After emptying the cargo, astronauts will return to charge it with scientific experiments and equipment were broken and can be repaired on Earth to re-upload.

The Dragon capsule began its journey on Sunday, when he had an apparent problem with one of the rocket boosters, however, SpaceX said that it worked well. This is the first of 12 trips to carry out the company supplies to the space station, and the first of its kind by a private company.

SpaceX, founded by Elon Musk, hopes to go beyond the dedicated freight and also to send astronauts into space in the future.

Link: Space station captures Dragon in first commercial mission charge (CNN)

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