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SpaceX Capsule Heads to International Space Stationi
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October 08, 2012 7:29 PM
A private space capsule called Dragon is heading toward the International Space Station, carrying critical supplies for astronauts aboard the orbiting outpost. The mission marks a shift for the U.S. space agency, which is now relying on commercial firms -- not the government -- to reach the space station. VOA's Suzanne Presto in Washington reports.

SpaceX Capsule Heads to International Space Station

Published October 08, 2012

A private space capsule called Dragon is heading toward the International Space Station, carrying critical supplies for astronauts aboard the orbiting outpost. The mission marks a shift for the U.S. space agency, which is now relying on commercial firms -- not the government -- to reach the space station. VOA's Suzanne Presto in Washington reports.


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