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Astronauts praise SpaceX Dragon craft

The California SpaceX company has seen its unmanned Dragon cargo ship attach successfully to the International Space Station (ISS) for the first time.

Astronauts on board the platform used its robotic arm to grasp the vehicle and connect it to a berthing port.

Speaking from inside the Dragon, astronaut Don Pettit explained the benefits that the new transportation ship could provide.

  • 26 May 2012