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How SpaceX's Dragon Space Capsule Works (Infographic)

A look inside the SpaceX Dragon capsule and its Falcon 9 rocket.
A look inside the SpaceX Dragon capsule and its Falcon 9 rocket.
(Image: © Karl Tate/SPACE.com)

SpaceX's Dragon space capsule design is a gumdrop-shaped spacecraft built for spaceflights into and from low-Earth orbit. The spacecraft was initially designed as an unmanned spacecraft, but is being scaled up to launch astronauts into space as well.

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