SpaceX Dragon Captured by ISS

Dragon capsule now successfully attached to ISS, marking the first time a private company has joined with the space station. The Expedition 31 crew successfully captured the SpaceX Dragon spacecraft at 9:56 am EDT.   Image credit NASA

The feat came 3 days, 6 hours, 11 minutes and 23 seconds after the mission’s launch. The station was 251 miles over northwest Australia when capture occurred.



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