SpaceX shows off its blackened ‘Dragon’ craft

Washington (AFP) Feb 10, 2011 Bearing brown and black scorch marks from its fiery tour in orbit in December, the Dragon spacecraft built by US company SpaceX went on display in the US capital on Thursday. The capsule, carrying no passengers, blasted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida and in a seamless practice run was able to enter orbit and re-enter the Earth’s atmosphere without a glitch, a first for commercial space tra

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