Spacex Rocket Carries Md. Science Project Into Space | Video

Private corporation launches rocket that will transfer cargo to space stationA science experiment designed by a Charles County high school junior is part of the cargo aboard Dragon, the space capsule NASA and the SpaceX Corporation sent into orbit early Tuesday, and is on its way to the International Space Station as part of the historic flight, according to NASA.

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