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Life, Unbounded

Life, Unbounded

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A Dragon in the Sky: Space X

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As the docking attempt between the Dragon cargo vehicle and the International Space Station gets underway, here are some of the latest images, plus the LIVE stream to the Dragon/ISS docking at the bottom! [Note: recorded video of final moments of capture by ISS arm now added below]

Dragon capsule during 'fly-under' of ISS at a distance of 2.4 kilometers (May 24th 2012). Image taken from ISS (NASA). Click for bigger view.

...and shortly before this fly-under took place the ISS crew took this amazing video (below):

Dragon in the sky (or rather above the sky).

And added here below is livestream of Dragon approach to ISS (Friday 25th May 2012, 8.50 am):

Watch live streaming video from spaceflightnow at livestream.com

And recorded footage of arm capture:

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