Private rocket blasts off for space station

<div class="meta image-caption"><div class="origin-logo origin-image none"><span>none</span></div><span class="caption-text">The SpaceX company made history as its Falcon 9 rocket rose from its seaside launch pad and pierced the pre-dawn sky, aiming for a rendezvous later this week with the space station. &#40;Image credit;</span></div>
May 22, 2012 1:29:21 AM PDT