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Vote Now! Best Space Stories of the Week - May 27, 2012

New Spaceflight Era Begins with Private Capsule at Space Station

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The historic docking of a private capsule with the International Space Station today marks the dawn of a new era in spaceflight and exploration, NASA and industry officials say. [Full Story]

NEXT: World's Largest Radio Telescope to Be Shared by South Africa, Australia

World's Largest Radio Telescope to Be Shared by South Africa, Australia

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Both South Africa and Australia/New Zealand will host components of the huge Square Kilometer Array of radio telescopes, SKA officials announced today. [Full Story]

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