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This image provided by NASA-TV shows the SpaceX Dragon commercial cargo craft as it flies over the coast of West Africa taken from Canadarm2's video camera as Dragon approaches the International Space Station early May 25, 2012. In foreground is a portion of Canadarm2. (Associated Press/NASA)
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This image provided by NASA-TV shows the SpaceX Dragon commercial cargo craft as it flies over the coast of West Africa taken from Canadarm2's video camera as Dragon approaches the International Space Station early May 25, 2012. In foreground is a portion of Canadarm2. (Associated Press/NASA)

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