12 Photos And Videos From The Successful Spacex Dragon Iss Supply Mission

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.

  • The Most Breathtaking Photos From Around The World This Week
    The three-man crew, including Japanese astronaut Koichi Wakata, US astronaut Rick Mastracchio and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Tyurin, is scheduled to blast off to the International Space Station (ISS) from Baikonur on November 7. (AFP/Getty Images ...
    11/7/2013 - 2:31 am | View Link
  • SpaceX ISS mission HD photos released from space
    This novelty adds to the great joy that's been felt at the success of this mission thus far, it being the first successful supply mission ever lead to the International Space Station by a privatized group. SpaceX ... the Dragon capsule and the ISS ...
    10/11/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • 14-year-old gets photos from space
    When the balloon finally exploded from the barometric drop, a parachute ensured a successful mission. To capture the images of space, Jack used a GoPro camera programmed to take snap shots every 10 seconds. That camera recorded more than 1,000 photographs ...
    09/21/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • SpaceX Dragon Pictured In Orbit With International Space Station (PHOTOS)
    With Earth's horizon and thin line of atmosphere in the background, the SpaceX Dragon commercial cargo craft has never looked more beautiful. After its successful launch Dragon became the first commercially developed space vehicle to dock with the ISS.
    05/29/2012 - 9:50 pm | View Link
  • In PHOTOS: NASA to send Dragon to space station
    Elon Musk's company, SpaceX, has been approved by NASA to make its first commercial supply run to the ISS. SpaceX ... Since the Dragon is reusable, it will be collected and serviced for future runs. If this trip is successful, it may reduce the cost ...
    12/11/2011 - 8:10 pm | View Link
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  • Dragon Returns Home as SpaceX Eyes Dec. 9 for Next CRS ...
    SpaceX officially closed out their fourth dedicated Dragon resupply mission for NASA today with a successful splashdown landing of the unmanned orbital cargo ship in ...
    11/27/2014 - 8:31 pm | View Website
  • Dragon (spacecraft)
    Dragon is a partially reusable spacecraft developed by SpaceX, an American private space transportation company based in Hawthorne, California. Dragon is launched ...
    11/27/2014 - 4:56 pm | View Website
  • SpaceX
    Space Exploration Technologies Corporation (SpaceX) is a space transport services company headquartered in Hawthorne, California. It was founded in 2002 by former ...
    11/27/2014 - 4:42 pm | View Website
  • SpaceX launch delivers Orbcomm satellites to orbit
    SpaceX resupplies ISS on CRS 2: SpaceX brings home Dragon with 2,700 pounds of cargo A suite of refrigerated biomedical research samples and other equipment traveled ...
    11/27/2014 - 3:27 am | View Website
  • Elon Musk Premiers SpaceX Manned Dragon V2 Astronaut ...
    Dragon V2, SpaceX’s next generation spacecraft designed to carry astronauts to space is unveiled by CEO Elon Musk on May 29, 2014. Credit: SpaceX
    11/26/2014 - 4:11 am | View Website
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