Commercial Space Capsule Dragon Docks With Space Station - PICTURES

May 25, 2012, 7:29 a.m.

The privately owned and op­er­ated SpaceX Dragon docked with the In­ter­na­tion­al Space Sta­tion on Fri­day, a suc­cess for the Obama ad­min­is­tra­tion’s new strategy of us­ing ro­bot­ic mis­sions and pub­lic-private part­ner­ships in space. Here’s a look at the cap­sule’s ren­dez­vous with the space sta­tion.