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SpaceX Dragon capsule docks with International Space Station

Some 19 hours after blast-off from Florida, the capsule built by Elon Musk's private space firm has arrived at its destination. NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken will spend up to four months on the ISS.

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