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SpaceX cargo craft safely docks with space station

12:41pm GMT - 00:45

The SpaceX cargo ship arrives safely at the International Space Station, a day after its arrival had to be aborted due to a navigation problem. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) The SpaceX Dragon cargo craft was captured at the International Space Station (ISS) on Thursday, (February 23), a day after SpaceX had to abort an attempt to tether to the ISS due to a navigation problem caused by an incorrect data point being entered in the capsule's computer. The Dragon cargo craft is carrying more than 5,000 pounds (2268 kg) supplies and payloads, including critical materials to support dozens of science and research investigations that are planned to occur during Expeditions 50 and 51, according to a release from SpaceX. NASA hired SpaceX to fly cargo to the station after the shuttle program ended. SpaceX and Boeing Co are scheduled to begin flying crews to the station by the end of 2018, but a U.S. government report last week said technical hurdles are likely to delay both companies.

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SpaceX cargo craft safely docks with space station

12:41pm GMT - 00:45