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Double Dragons: SpaceX launches space station supplies


December 6, 2020

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX launched a newer, bigger version of its Dragon supply ship to the International Space Station on Sunday, marking the first time the company has two capsules in orbit at the same time.

The Dragon — packed with Christmas treats and presents — should reach the space station on Monday, joining the Dragon that delivered four astronauts last month.

"Dragons everywhere you look," said Kenny Todd, NASA's deputy space station program manager.

With NASA's commercial crew program officially under way, SpaceX expects to always have at least one Dragon capsule a...

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