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PBS NewsHour | SpaceX Readies for Launch; Dragon Capsule Seat Showdown | PBS

Duration: 04:59
Program: PBS NewsHour #10328
Broadcast Date: May. 15, 2012

If all goes as planned, the commercial spaceflight company SpaceX is scheduled to launch its Dragon capsule into low-earth orbit and dock with the International Space Station on Saturday. Miles O'Brien fills us in on the details of the mission, the engineering challenges, and the other companies vying for a chance at delivering cargo and people to low-earth orbit.

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Post Date: May 15, 2012