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The SpaceX Cargo Dragon supply ship makes the first autonomous docking from the space station



In SpaceX Dragon cargo ship made its first autonomous docking ever from the International Space Station on Tuesday (January 12) and set the stage for a return to Earth this week.

The historic event – the first release from an unmanned American supply ship, saw SpaceX’s CRS-21 Cargo Dragon back away from the Harmony module’s spaceport at. 9:05 AM EST (1405 GMT). Live views on NASA Television showed the spacecraft maneuvering in orbit as it left the station as both spacecraft sailed high across the South Atlantic.


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