The rocket maker SpaceX has a video of its out-of-this-world feat: In May, the private company launched its Dragon spacecraft, which became the first commercial vehicle to successfully attach to the International Space Station.
Previously only the United States, Russia, Japan and the European Space Agency had achieved such an undertaking.
So no surprise that there would be a video to commemorate the success. The highlight reel shows dramatic footage of employees cheering at liftoff, the tension of attaching the Dragon to the space station, and the return drop into the Pacific Ocean.
The video, set to a soaring soundtrack, has been getting attention, with over 35,000 online views so far. Comments on YouTube include "Keep up the great work Space X !" and " I can see the Space X movie! "
The California-based company does have astronomical ambitions: A company spokesperson confirmed to Yahoo News that SpaceX has signed a $1.6 billion contract with NASA for 12 cargo missions to theRead More »from SpaceX releases video of historic commercial space flight