Successful launch for US company’s space capsule

Washington (AFP) Dec 8, 2010 US company SpaceX on Wednesday successfully launched a space capsule into orbit and back, marking the first such attempt by a private enterprise and a major milestone in the future of space travel. The Dragon spacecraft, which could one day carry astronauts and supplies into space after the government-run shuttles are retired, blasted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida atop the massive Falcon

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