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SpaceX craft on way to resupply ISS

BOLDLY GOING:The trip to provide the International Space Station with goods marks an outer space first for a privately run company operating a NASA contract

AFP, WASHINGTON

So far, SpaceX has only sent unmanned flights into orbit, but the company aims to send a manned flight within the next three or four years.

It is under a separate contract with NASA to refine the capsule so that it can carry a crew.

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