Friday, May 25, 2012

ISS captures Dragon

The cargo-carrying spacecraft Dragon successfully hooked up to the International Space Station Friday. It’s a major first for a commercial space ventures. The SpaceX unmanned Dragon capsule was captured by the space station's robotic arm by astronaut Don Pettit aboard the space station. The hookup occurred some 250 miles above Australia. (Sources: multiple, 05/25/12)