Falcon 9 blasts off

Updated: May 22, 2012 19:05 IST

SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket lifts off as it heads for space carrying the company's Dragon spacecraft from pad 40 at Cape Canaveral, Florida. The Dragon capsule is scheduled to dock with the International Space Station in a few days. AFP/Bruce Weaver
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SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket lifts off as it heads for space carrying the company's Dragon spacecraft from pad 40 at Cape Canaveral, Florida. The Dragon capsule is scheduled to dock with the International Space Station in a few days. AFP/Bruce Weaver

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