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Astronauts capture first commercial space capsule at International Space Station

Friday, May 25, 2012 - 01:11

May 25 - Astronauts aboard the ISS use a robot arm to capture the first commercial space capsule SpaceX Dragon to arrive at the station. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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Astronauts aboard the International Space Station captured Space Exploration Technologies' Dragon cargo ship on Friday, the first privately owned vehicle to reach the orbital outpost. Using the station's 58-foot long (17.7-meter) robotic crane, NASA astronaut Don Pettit snared Dragon at 9:56 a.m. EDT (1356GMT) as the two spacecraft soared 250 miles (400 km) over northwest Australia at 17,500 mph.

Astronauts capture first commercial space capsule at International Space Station

Friday, May 25, 2012 - 01:11

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