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Star Talk: SpaceX set to send first commercial spacecraft to the Space Station

Sunday, April 29, 2012
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On May 7, the first commercial spacecraft attempting to rendezvous and dock with the International Space Station is scheduled to lift off from Cape Canaveral. Until now, only space vehicles from the United States and the Soviet Union have flown to the Space Station and docked with it. The new spacecraft is the innovation of Space Exploration Technologies, commonly known as SpaceX....

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