Watch the SpaceX Dragon connect to the International Space Station

Video shows robotic arm from ISS capture the private spaceship

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It's quite appropriate that on the 35th anniversary of Star Wars, we get another historic moment in the realm of space, but this time in real life. Check out this video provided by NASA of the International Space Station Expedition 31 crew successfully connecting to the SpaceX Dragon spacecraft, which launched earlier in the week.

Check out continuing updates on the SpaceX program by visiting the group's Web site.

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