After suffering a thruster malfunction when it achieved orbit, SpaceX Corporation's unmanned Dragon spacecraft successfully docked with the International Space Station on Sunday, March 3, then returned to Earth on Tuesday, March 26.
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Private SpaceX Cargo Ship Launching 'New Era' for Space Station Today
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket stands atop its launch pad during preflight preparations to loft a private Dragon space capsule on the first commercial cargo flight to the International Space Station. Liftoff is set for Oct. 7, 2012, at 8:35 p.m. ET f