SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket lifts off on Dec. 8, 2010, with the company's first Dragon spacecraft. Three hours and 20 minutes later, the capsule splashed down in the Pacific Ocean, marking a first for a non-governmental entity. | collectSPACE/Robert Z. Pearlman

SpaceX Passes Major Test

SpaceX passes a major test on its way to a full launch and dock with the ISS. Find out what major test SpaceX passed enroute to a full launch.

March 5, 2012
3:00 AM EST


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