HOUSTON — The SpaceX Dragon, working flawlessly, sailed 1.5 mi. below the International Space Station (ISS) early May 24, clearing the way for the first U.S. commercial delivery of cargo to the orbiting laboratory. Following a pair of crucial, close-range navigation and communications checks during the “fly under,” the unpiloted Dragon began to move out in front, above and behind the six-person station in a racetrack pattern. The trajectory will swing the freighter back to the ...


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