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NASA Tracking Space Junk Ahead of Private Launch to Space Station

he Space Exploration Technologies Corp., or SpaceX, Falcon 9 rocket with Dragon capsule attached on top is lifted into the vertical position during a rollout demonstration test at Space Launch Complex-40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in F

SpaceX cargo ship

After suffering a thruster malfunction when it achieved orbit, SpaceX Corporation's unmanned Dragon spacecraft successfully docked with the International Space Station on Sunday, March 3, then returned to Earth on Tuesday, March 26.