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SpaceX's Dragon capsule docks with International Space Station in test run

Mar 04, 2019 - The Globe and Mail (Canada)

A sleek new American-built capsule, with just a test dummy aboard, docked smoothly with the International Space Station on Sunday in a big step toward putting the United States back in the business of launching astronauts.

The white, bullet-shaped Dragon capsule, developed by Elon Musk's SpaceX company under contract to NASA, closed in on the orbiting station nearly 418 kilometres above the Pacific Ocean and, flying autonomously, linked up on its own, without the help of the robotic arm no...