Crew Dragon capsule has arrived at the International Space Station

Crew Dragon capsule has arrived at the International Space Station

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If the six-day demo goes well, SpaceX could launch two astronauts this Summer.

SpaceX's new Crew Dragon capsule arrived at the International Space Station today, one day after taking off from Cape Canaveral in Florida, in a test run of NASA's commercial crew program.

"After making 18 orbits of Earth since its launch, SpaceX's CrewDragon spacecraft successfully attached to the Space Station via 'soft capture' while the station was traveling just north of New Zealand," NASA announced on Twitter. SpaceX's CrewDragon carried 180kg in groceries for the astronauts at the space station.

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