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Launch Pictures: SpaceX's Dragon Capsule Roars to Space Station

SpaceX COTS 2 Mission Patch

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COTS 2 mission patch.

SpaceX Mission Control in Hawthorne, Calif.

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SpaceX mission controllers in Hawthorne, Calif. watch as the Falcon 9 rocket carries the Dragon capsule into orbit. SpaceX CEO Elon Musk, with arms raised, is in the center of the front row.

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