A company called SpaceX has put an unmanned capsule into orbit, on the first-ever commercial mission to deliver cargo to the international space station. If successful, the mission will be a key step towards NASA's goal of privatizing space travel to the orbiting outpost.
SpaceX Launch Signals New Era In Spaceflight
By editor • May 22, 2012
Originally published on May 22, 2012 3:50 pm