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SpaceX’s recycled Dragon capsule, which was carrying four astronauts, has docked with the International Space Station (ISS). It’s the first time Elon Musk’s company has successfully carried crew in a spaceship that’s been used before.

The Dragon capsule was launched from Florida’s Kennedy Space Center on Friday (April 23).

It successfully reached the ISS on Saturday morning, the following day, some 260 miles above the Indian Ocean.

While it’s not the first time SpaceX has successfully flown an astronaut crew into space, it is a ground-breaking first for Elon Musk and his space agency.

It’s the first time a rocket has been redeployed back into space, after making a previous trip with astronauts.

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