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After suffering a thruster malfunction when it achieved orbit, SpaceX Corporation's unmanned Dragon spacecraft successfully docked with the International Space Station on Sunday, March 3, then returned to Earth on Tuesday, March 26.

SpaceX posted this image of the Dragon cargo capsule, and wrote: "Dragon was released from station at 3:56am PT. Now conducting initial engine burns toward Earth!" Image released March 26, 2013.
Splashdown! SpaceX Dragon Capsule Returns to Earth
SpaceX posted this image of the Dragon cargo capsule, and wrote: "Dragon was released from station at 3:56am PT. Now conducting initial engine burns toward Earth!" Image released March 26, 2013.
A SpaceX Dragon cargo capsule is perched at the end of the International Space Station's robotic arm after being grappled by astronauts on March 3, 2013, during the CRS-2 (SpaceX 2) cargo delivery mission.
SpaceX Dragon Cargo Ship Docks at Space Station
A SpaceX Dragon cargo capsule is perched at the end of the International Space Station's robotic arm after being grappled by astronauts on March 3, 2013, during the CRS-2 (SpaceX 2) cargo delivery mission.
The privately built SpaceX Dragon cargo capsule is moved into its final position on the International Space Station's Harmony module with a bright Earth in the background in this view captured during the capsule's March 3, 2013, docking. The Dr
SpaceX Dragon Cargo Ship Docks at Space Station
The privately built SpaceX Dragon cargo capsule is moved into its final position on the International Space Station's Harmony module with a bright Earth in the background in this view captured during the capsule's March 3, 2013, docking. The Dr
This NASA graphic shows the location of SpaceX's Dragon space capsule after its docking with the International Space Station on March 3, 2013. The Dragon capsule is delivering cargo for NASA under the CRS-2 (SpaceX 2) mission.
SpaceX Dragon Cargo Ship Docks at Space Station
This NASA graphic shows the location of SpaceX's Dragon space capsule after its docking with the International Space Station on March 3, 2013. The Dragon capsule is delivering cargo for NASA under the CRS-2 (SpaceX 2) mission.
SpaceX's unmanned Dragon capsule launches toward the International Space Station on the first-ever bona fide cargo run for a private American spaceship.
Liftoff! SpaceX Dragon Launches 1st Private Space Station Cargo Mission
SpaceX's unmanned Dragon capsule launches toward the International Space Station on the first-ever bona fide cargo run for a private American spaceship.
A Space Exploration Technologies, or SpaceX, Dragon spacecraft is being prepared for the company's first Commercial Resupply Services, or CRS-1, mission to the International Space Station. This image was taken Sept. 30, 2012.
Private SpaceX Cargo Ship Launching 'New Era' for Space Station Today
A Space Exploration Technologies, or SpaceX, Dragon spacecraft is being prepared for the company's first Commercial Resupply Services, or CRS-1, mission to the International Space Station. This image was taken Sept. 30, 2012.
SpaceX's robotic Dragon capsule lifts off the pad atop the company's Falcon 9 rocket on Oct. 7, 2012, kicking off the first-ever bona fide supply run for a private American spaceship.
Liftoff! SpaceX Dragon Launches 1st Private Space Station Cargo Mission
SpaceX's robotic Dragon capsule lifts off the pad atop the company's Falcon 9 rocket on Oct. 7, 2012, kicking off the first-ever bona fide supply run for a private American spaceship.
SpaceX's unmanned Dragon capsule rises into the Florida sky on the night of Oct. 7, 2012.
How to See SpaceX's Dragon Capsule in the Night Sky
SpaceX's unmanned Dragon capsule rises into the Florida sky on the night of Oct. 7, 2012.
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket stands atop its launch pad during preflight preparations to loft a private Dragon space capsule on the first commercial cargo flight to the International Space Station. Liftoff is set for Oct. 7, 2012, at 8:35 p.m. ET f
Private SpaceX Cargo Ship Launching 'New Era' for Space Station Today
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket stands atop its launch pad during preflight preparations to loft a private Dragon space capsule on the first commercial cargo flight to the International Space Station. Liftoff is set for Oct. 7, 2012, at 8:35 p.m. ET f
Ice cream is launching on board SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft on NASA's first contracted resupply flight to the space station in October 2012.
Astronaut Ice Cream: Frozen Dessert Launching to Space Station
Ice cream is launching on board SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft on NASA's first contracted resupply flight to the space station in October 2012.
The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket soars into space from Space Launch Complex-40 on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida at 3:44 a.m. EDT on May 22, 2012, carrying the Dragon capsule to orbit.
Private SpaceX Rocket Launch Tonight Visible from US East Coast
The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket soars into space from Space Launch Complex-40 on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida at 3:44 a.m. EDT on May 22, 2012, carrying the Dragon capsule to orbit.
he Space Exploration Technologies Corp., or SpaceX, Falcon 9 rocket with Dragon capsule attached on top is lifted into the vertical position during a rollout demonstration test at Space Launch Complex-40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in F
NASA Tracking Space Junk Ahead of Private Launch to Space Station
he Space Exploration Technologies Corp., or SpaceX, Falcon 9 rocket with Dragon capsule attached on top is lifted into the vertical position during a rollout demonstration test at Space Launch Complex-40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in F
The official insignia for SpaceX's first NASA-contracted resupply mission to the International Space Station, CRS-1.
Space Station-Bound SpaceX Dragon Capsule Gets Mission Patch
The official insignia for SpaceX's first NASA-contracted resupply mission to the International Space Station, CRS-1.

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