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RAW VIDEO:SpaceX Dragon Capsule Launched to ISS

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October 7, 2012
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A commercial cargo ship rocketed into orbit Sunday in pursuit of the International Space Station, the first of a dozen supply runs under a mega-contract with NASA. It was the second launch of a Dragon capsule by the SpaceX company.


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