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    SpaceX Dragon Leaves Space Station

    The Falcon 9 SpaceX rocket lifts off from space launch complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Fla., early Tuesday, May 22, 2012. This launch marks the first time, a private company sends its own rocket to deliver supplies to the International Space Station.(AP Photo/John Raoux)

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    With names likes SpaceX and Dragon, you’d think this mission to space would be a bit more exciting. The International Space Station released SpaceX’s robotic Dragon capsule Tuesday, launching a five-hour trip back to Earth. The Dragon, which is carrying more than a ton of cargo (biological samples, hardware, and trash), will crash in the Pacific, west of Baja California. There are twelve scheduled cargo runs, and this will be third round trip to the space station.

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