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After a two-day chase that began from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, the SpaceX Dragon commercial cargo craft has finally closed in on its destination, the International Space Station, for a series of tests Thursday to clear it for its final rendezvous and grapple Friday.
International Space Station crew members will answer questions from reporters following the scheduled hatch opening of SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft.
Expedition 31 Flight Engineer Don Pettit of NASA has taught more than half a million internet viewers how microgravity affects scientific principles by using everyday objects on the International Space Station.
NASA and the American Physical Society (APS) have begun a partnership to share videos from the International Space Station with students, educators and science fans around the world.
- Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.