Mon, May 28, 2012
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Astronauts float in SpaceX Dragon

2012-05-28 03:02:07 GMT2012-05-28 11:02:07(Beijing Time)  SINA.com

NASA flight engineer Don Pettit (L) and International Space Station Commander Oleg Kononenko (C) enter the SpaceX Dragon commercial cargo craft for the first time as European Space Agency astronaut Andre Kuipers (R) watches after hatch opening in this image from NASA TV May 26, 2012. (REUTERS/NASA TV)

International Space Station Commander Oleg Kononenko (R) and flight engineer Don Pettit work inside the newly opened SpaceX Dragon commercial cargo craft in this image from NASA TV May 26, 2012. (REUTERS/NASA TV)

International Space Station flight engineer Don Pettit inspects the seal around the hatch of the new SpaceX Dragon commercial cargo craft after the opening of the new module in this image from NASA TV May 26, 2012. (REUTERS/NASA TV)

The SpaceX Dragon commercial cargo craft is moved into position for docking with the International Space Station using the station's Canadarm2 in this closeup image captured from NASA TV May 25, 2012. (REUTERS/NASA TV)

The SpaceX Dragon commercial cargo craft is moved into position for docking with the International Space Station using the station's Canadarm2 in this image captured from NASA TV May 25, 2012. (REUTERS/NASA TV)

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station opened the hatch and floated inside a Space Exploration Technologies' Dragon capsule on Saturday, May 26, the first privately owned spaceship to reach the orbital outpost, NASA said.

(Agencies)

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