The first in a series of next-generation spacecraft docked to the International Space Station (ISS) on March 3, a key milestone in NASA’s eight-year quest to restore U.S. human transportation services to low Earth orbit. The new vehicle, Dragon 2, is designed, built, owned and operated by SpaceX, with financial backing, technical expertise and oversight provided by NASA. It was launched without crew for a six-day orbital flight test at 2:49 a.m. EST on March 2 aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 ...

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