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Commercial SpaceX Dragon Cargo Capsule Arrives at Space Station

by Ken Kremer September 23, 2014

After a two day chase through space, a commercial SpaceX Dragon cargo capsule completed its orbital ballet and arrived at the International Space Station (ISS) today, Sept. 23, packed with some 2.5 tons of ground breaking science experiments and supplies for the human crew. The Dragon CRS-4 resupply freighter rendezvoused with the station early this […]

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Spectacular Nighttime Blastoff Boosts SpaceX Cargo Ship Loaded with Science and Critical Supplies for Space Station

by Ken Kremer September 21, 2014

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL – A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blazed aloft on a spectacular middle of the night blastoff that turned night into day along the Florida Space coast today, Sept. 21, 2014, boosting a commercial cargo ship for NASA and loaded with 2.5 tons of ground breaking science experiments, 20 ‘mousetronauts’ and critical […]

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SpaceX Commercial Resupply Dragon Set for Sept. 21 Blastoff to Station – Watch Live

by Ken Kremer September 19, 2014

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL – SpaceX is on the cusp of launching the company’s fourth commercial resupply Dragon spacecraft mission to the International Space Station (ISS) shortly after midnight, Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, continuing a rapid fire launch pace and carrying NASA’s first research payload – RapidScat – aimed at conducting Earth science from the […]

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Sweet Success for SpaceX with Second Successful AsiaSat Launch This Summer

by Ken Kremer September 7, 2014

Shortly after midnight this morning, Sunday, Sept. 7, SpaceX scored a major success with the spectacular night time launch of the commercial AsiaSat 6 satellite from Cape Canaveral, Florida, that briefly turned night into day along the Florida Space Coast. A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying the AsiaSat 6 communications satellite blasted off at 1 […]

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Watch the Falcon 9 Rocket Booster Descend into the Ocean for its “Soft” Landing

by Nancy Atkinson July 22, 2014

SpaceX today released video from the Falcon 9 first stage flyback and landing video from the July 14 launch of six ORBCOMM advanced telecommunications satellites. This was a test of the reusability of the Falcon 9’s first stage and its flyback and landing system. It splashed down in the Atlantic Ocean, and SpaceX called it […]

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