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By Marcia Dunn The Associated Press

SpaceX Dragon delivers scientific bounty to space station

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A SpaceX shipment arrived at the International Space Station on Wednesday, delivering a bonanza of science experiments.

The SpaceX Dragon capsule pulled up following a two-day flight from Cape Canaveral. NASA astronaut Jack Fischer used the space station’s hefty robot arm to grab the Dragon 250 miles (400 kilometres) above the Pacific, near New Zealand.

SpaceX launches experiments, ice cream to space station

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A SpaceX capsule rocketed to the International Space Station on Monday, carrying tons of science research, plus ice cream.

As has become customary on these cargo flights, SpaceX landed its leftover booster back at Cape Canaveral shortly after liftoff, a key to its long-term effort to recycle rockets and reduce costs.

SpaceX taking recycling all way to orbit for NASA

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX is taking recycling to a whole new realm all the way to orbit.

On this week’s supply run to the International Space Station, SpaceX will launch a Dragon capsule that’s already travelled there. The milestone comes just two months after the launch of its first reused rocket booster for a satellite.

’Dancing w/the cosmos’: Spacewalking astronauts make repairs

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Spacewalking astronauts made urgent repairs at the International Space Station on Tuesday, three days after a critical relay box abruptly failed.

The 250-mile-high (400-kilometre-high) replacement job fell to commander Peggy Whitson, the world’s most experienced female astronaut. She now ties the record for most spacewalks by an American at 10.

SpaceX launches its first recycled rocket in historic leap

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX successfully launched its first recycled rocket Thursday, the biggest leap yet in its bid to drive down costs and speed up flights.

The Falcon 9 blasted off from Florida’s Kennedy Space Center, hoisting a broadcasting satellite into the clear early evening sky on the historic rocket reflight.