SpaceX Craft To Head To Space Station : NPR

The SpaceX company has gotten approval to launch its Dragon spacecraft this fall. If all goes well, the ‘craft will dock at the International Space Station nine days later, making it the first private spacecraft to do so. SpaceX CEO Elon Musk discusses plans for the launch.

http://www.npr.org/2011/08/19/139790024/spacex-craft-to-head-to-space-station

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