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Video: SpaceX’s Dragon Makes History

By Keith Cowing
July 18, 2012
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Video: SpaceX’s Dragon Makes History
SpaceX Falcon 9 Launches Dragon to the ISS

On May 25, 2012, SpaceX made history when the Dragon spacecraft became the first privately developed vehicle in history to successfully attach to the International Space Station. Previously only four governments — the United States, Russia, Japan and the European Space Agency — had achieved this feat.

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