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This image provided by NASA-TV shows the SpaceX Dragon commercial cargo craft (top) as it approaches the International Space Station on May 25, 2012. Dragon is scheduled to spend about a week docked with the station before returning to Earth on May 31 for retrieval. (Associated Press/NASA)
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This image provided by NASA-TV shows the SpaceX Dragon commercial cargo craft (top) as it approaches the International Space Station on May 25, 2012. Dragon is scheduled to spend about a week docked with the station before returning to Earth on May 31 for retrieval. (Associated Press/NASA)

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