Space Cargo Ship Fleet
This unprecedented view shows SpaceX's Dragon cargo ship (left), Orbital ATK's Cygnus ship at center and Russia's Progress cargo ship at far right after the Dragon's docking on April 10, 2016. It's the first time two private U.S. cargo ships have been together at the station.
British astronaut Tim Peake of the European Space Agency captured SpaceX's Dragon with a robotic arm at 7:23 a.m. EDT on April 10, 2016. Dragon was parked at the International Space Station by 9:57 p.m. EDT.
Dragon and a Blue Earth
Dragon hovers below the International Space Station as darkness begins to descend on the blue Earth below.
An Amazing View
Dragon sails over a stunning Earth as it nears the International Space Station.
Eyes on the Prize
SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft is seen on approach by a camera on the International Space Station's Canadarm2 robotic arm.
Dragon in Tow
Here's another view of SpaceX's Dragon at the end of the space station's robotic arm.
Dragon in the Clouds
While clouds on Earth make for a beautiful backdrop as Dragon approached the International Space Station on Sunday, April 10.
A Dragon in Space
SpaceX's Dragon separates from its Falcon 9 rocket and gracefully soars over Earth in this stunning view captured by a camera on the Falcon 9's second stage.
A New Dragon Flies
SpaceX's Dragon launch on April 8 marked the eight cargo mission for NASA by SpaceX. Dragon is carrying 4,000 lbs. of gear for astronauts on the International Space Station.
You can clearly see the landing struts folded against the body of SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket (they're near the engines) this view of its launch on April 8, 2016. The legs deployed during landing as planned.
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