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SpaceX Photos: 3rd Dragon Cargo Mission Soars to Space Station

SpaceX's Falcon 9 Rocket with Landing Legs

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The base of SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket is seen sporting new landing legs on Launch Complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on April 14, 2014. The rocket's first stage will attempt an experimental recovery over the ocean after lofting a Dragon capsule to the International Space Station.

Dragon Cargo Capsule on Falcon 9 Rocket

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SpaceX's fourth space station-bound Dragon uncrewed capsule is seen poised atop the company's Falcon 9 rocket at Launch Complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, April 14, 2014.

Veggie Growing Experiment, Space Station

NASA/Gioia Massa

A prototype version of Veggie with red romaine lettuce plants growing inside of it. Read more about the experiment here: Astronauts to Grow Lettuce in Space with NASA Veggie

Space Station Veggie Experiment Lettuce

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A 28-day-old Outredgeous red romaine lettuce leaf growing in a prototype spaceflight pillow. Read more about the experiment here: Astronauts to Grow Lettuce in Space with NASA Veggie

Third Commercial Resupply Services Mission Patch by SpaceX

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SpaceX's official mission patch for the company's third official resupply mission to the International Space Station under a contract with NASA. Image uploaded March 11, 2014.

Weird Science on SpaceX Dragon CRS-3 Mission (Infographic)

Art: Anita Rahman, Text: Jennifer Lawinski, Social

SpaceX's third Dragon spacecraft cargo delivery to the International Space Station is packed with big science for astronauts on the International Space Station. See a rundown of the weird science riding SpaceX's CRS-3 Dragon mission to the space station in this Space.com infographic.

SpaceX Dragon Spacecraft: CRS-3

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The private spaceflight company SpaceX prepares its unmanned Dragon cargo ship to launch to the International Space Station on its third official supply delivery mission for NASA.

SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Static Fire Test

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SpaceX conducted a successful Falcon 9 rocket static fire test March 8, 2014, in support of its upcoming Commercial Resupply Services-3 (CRS-3) mission to the International Space Station.

Dragon Mated with Falcon 9

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A SpaceX robotic Dragon space capsule is mated to the top of its Falcon 9 rocket ahead of a planned March 2014 launch to the International Space Station from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. Image released March 11.

SpaceX's Third Commercial Resupply Services Mission Patch

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NASA's official mission patch for SpaceX's third Commercial Resupply Services mission to the International Space Station.

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