Picture: Dragon capsule captured by ISS' robotic arm

Just before 10 a.m. Friday, May 25, 2012, the International Space Station's 58-foot robotic arm grabbed the Dragon capsule, which was "free drifting," pacing the space station at 17,000 mph, and made <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORCRP0017655" title="SpaceX" href="/topic/business/transportation-industry/spacex-ORCRP0017655.topic">SpaceX</a> <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORGOV000098" title="NASA" href="/topic/science/space/nasa-ORGOV000098.topic">NASA's</a> first private space delivery contractor.
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( NASA TV / May 25, 2012 )

Just before 10 a.m. Friday, May 25, 2012, the International Space Station's 58-foot robotic arm grabbed the Dragon capsule, which was "free drifting," pacing the space station at 17,000 mph, and made SpaceX NASA's first private space delivery contractor.

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