Space X has a contract with NASA to complete 12 delivery's to the International Space Station through 2016.This is the first commercial cargo flight for NASA.The Dragon will return on October 28, 2012 touching down in the Pacific Ocean with 1673 pound's of equipment from the Space Station. The spacecraft is the only vehicle currently capable of returning cargo to earth.
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SpaceX Falcon 9 Booster Rocket carrying the Dragon Spacecraft launches from SLC-40 at Cape Canaveral, Florida on October 7, 2012. Space X has a contract with NASA to complete 12 delivery's to the International Space Station through 2016.This is the first commercial cargo flight for NASA.The Dragon will return on October 28, 2012 touching down in the Pacific Ocean with 1673 pound's of equipment from the Space Station. The spacecraft is the only vehicle currently capable of returning cargo to earth. UPI/Joe Marino/Bill Cantrell
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