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Vote Now! Top Space News of the Week - March 3, 2013

SpaceX Dragon Capsule Docks at Space Station


The SpaceX-built Dragon cargo capsule docked with the space station at 8:56 a.m. EST (1356) as the two spacecraft soared 253 miles (407 kilometers) over the Arabian Sea. NASA flight controllers performed the orbital link-up remotely by commanding the space station's Canadian-built robotic arm, which had latched onto Dragon three hours earlier, to attach the capsule to an available docking port.

The docking occurred one day late due to a temporary thruster problem. [Full Story]

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