Dragon soars on research and resupply flight to International Space Station
Photos: Falcon 9 in the starting blocks for space station resupply run
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SpaceX cargo mission combines mighty mice, fires and beer research
A nest of genetically-engineered mice, a research study to observe the behavior of fires in space, and an experiment that could lead to brewing beer in microgravity are among more than 5,700 pounds of cargo inside a SpaceX Dragon capsule awaiting launch from Cape Canaveral to the International Space Station Thursday.