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LIVE VIDEO: SpaceX rocket set to launch to Space Station

Watch a live feed from NASA as SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket, with Dragon capsule on top, attempts to launch to the International Space Station: http://www.breakingnews.com/topic/spacex-iss-flight-march-2013

The mission is the second of 12 SpaceX flights to resupply the ISS. Launch is scheduled for 10:10 a.m. EST.

Photo: The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, with its Dragon spacecraft onboard, is seen shortly after it was erected at Launch Complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida today. (NASA/Bill Ingalls)

SpaceX Dragon capsule recovered from Pacific Ocean

SpaceX has shared the 1st photo of its Dragon capsule in the Pacific Ocean. The capsule has been recovered after splashing down earlier today and is on a barge heading back to land.

(Photo via http://twitter.com/SpaceX)

Private spacecraft becomes 1st to visit International Space Station

The International Space Station crew successfully captured the SpaceX Dragon capsule with the station’s robotic arm at 9:56 a.m. EDT, NASA says. This is the 1st time a commercial spacecraft has visited the International Space Station.

More updates on breakingnews.com.

Photo: A camera on the International Space Station captures a view of SpaceX’s Falcon cargo spacecraft at a distance of 30 meters. (NASA TV via msnbc.com)

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SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Soars to History on 2nd Try

Space Exploration Technologies, the first company aiming to reach the International Space Station, got off to a rocking start early Tuesday with the launch of its Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

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(Reblogged from discoverynews)