Andre Kuipers

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SpaceX Dragon Splashes Down After Successful Mission

The world’s first commercial supply ship to the International Space Station is on its way back to Earth. Astronauts set the SpaceX Dragon loose after a five-day visit, releasing the vessel with the space station’s robot arm.


The International Space Station with the Dragon spacecraft on its robotic arm.  (Source:

ISS Astronauts Capture The Dragon

It’s the start of a new era in space technology. Friday, the first-ever private spacecraft arrived at the International Space Station, making history as the first commercial delivery in orbit.


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SpaceX Rocket Blasts Off For Space Station

The SpaceX rocket, the world’s first private supply ship, took part in a crucial fly-by Thursday near the International Space Station.