NPR Story
4:42 pm
Tue May 22, 2012

SpaceX Launch Signals New Era In Spaceflight

Originally published on Tue May 22, 2012 5:50 pm

A company called SpaceX has put an unmanned capsule into orbit, on the first-ever commercial mission to deliver cargo to the international space station. If successful, the mission will be a key step towards NASA's goal of privatizing space travel to the orbiting outpost.

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