The future of commercial space flight has taken a giant leap forward this week, with the SpaceX Dragon capsule successfully launching, docking with the International Space Station, and returning to Earth. This unmanned mission brought needed supplies to the ISS, but, more importantly, it showed that a private company to successfully get a vessel into space and back.NASA may have shelved its shuttle program, but that doesn't mean humanity is stuck on Earth.

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