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SpaceX Dragon berthed at ISS

By the CNN Wire Staff
October 11, 2012 -- Updated 2254 GMT (0654 HKT)
The SpaceX rocket lifts off Sunday, October 7, marking the first commercial flight to the International Space Station. It was the first of a dozen NASA-contracted flights to resupply the station. The SpaceX rocket lifts off Sunday, October 7, marking the first commercial flight to the International Space Station. It was the first of a dozen NASA-contracted flights to resupply the station.
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SpaceX launches new era for exploration
SpaceX launches new era for exploration
SpaceX launches new era for exploration
SpaceX launches new era for exploration
SpaceX launches new era for exploration
SpaceX launches new era for exploration
SpaceX launches new era for exploration
SpaceX launches new era for exploration
SpaceX launches new era for exploration
SpaceX launches new era for exploration
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STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • The SpaceX Dragon was successfully "tamed," the ISS commander says
  • The capsule will spend about 18 days at the ISS and bring back scientif