Friday, May 25, 2012
SpaceX Dragon Meets With ISS In Successful Grapple
Hawthorne-based SpaceX, the commercial spacecraft firm headed by Elon Musk, is set to make more history today as the firm was successfully grappled by an arm on the International Space Station, in preparation for docking with the ISS. SpaceX's Dragon capsule was captured by the ISS Friday morning, in the process of docking the Dragon with the ISS. SpaceX is the first commercial spaceflight company to reach the ISS. Astronauts on the ISS are in the process of connecting the Dragon with the ISS.