Timelapse of Dragon Approach & Capture


History was made today, May 25th 2012 at 13:56 UTC when the Space Station’s Robotic arm grappled and captured the first ever commercial space vehicle, The SpaceX Dragon, that has visited the International Space Station full of cargo.

The capture occurred after a long morning of abort tests by the Dragon, The next big event of the SpaceX COTS 2+ mission will be the berthing of Dragon to the Harmony module that is due to occur later today.

Source: NASA Television



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