Despite the fact that I realize I’m adding to a glut of coverage right now, I can’t help myself. The sight of a new American spacecraft at our international orbiting outpost is a literal joy and no doubt represents the definitive space exploration moment of 2012.
The Expedition 31 crew has recently uploaded a slew of new images of SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft being captured and berthed to the ISS, a few highlights of which I’ve included below.
Enjoy! (All images credit: NASA)