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Next SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Gets Landing Legs for March Blastoff to Space Station – Says Elon Musk

by Ken Kremer February 25, 2014

Want to stay on top of all the space news? Follow @universetoday on Twitter The next commercial SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket that’s set to launch in March carrying an unmanned Dragon cargo vessel will also be equipped with a quartet of landing legs in a key test that will one day lead to cheaper, reusable […]

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‘Alien Spaceship’ looking Dragon set for Unveiling by SpaceX this Year!

by Ken Kremer March 29, 2013

Later this year SpaceX will unveil the design of a new and upgraded version of the firm’s Dragon spacecraft that will look like “an Alien spaceship,” said Elon Musk, the CEO and Chief Designer of SpaceX, at a NASA media teleconference on Thursday, March 28. Musk announced the SpaceX plans at the briefing to mark […]

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Feel the Power of a Mighty Falcon 9 Blast Off Creaming Cameras

by Ken Kremer March 5, 2013

Video: Launch of SpaceX Falcon 9 on CRS-2 mission on March 1, 2013 from Cape Canaveral, Florida. Credit: Jeff Seibert/Mike Barrett/Wired4Space.com Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be standing at the base of a launch pad when a powerful rocket ignites for the heavens? It’s a question I get from many […]

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Berth of a Dragon after Thruster Failure Recovery Establishes American Lifeline to ISS

by Ken Kremer March 3, 2013

Kennedy Space Center – After overcoming a frightening thruster failure that could have spelled rapid doom on the heels of a breathtakingly beautiful launch, the privately developed Dragon spacecraft successfully berthed at the International Space Station (ISS) a short while ago, at 8:56 a.m. EST Sunday morning, March 3, 2013 – thereby establishing an indispensable […]

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SpaceX Commercial Rocket Poised for March 1 Blast Off to ISS

by Ken Kremer March 1, 2013

Kennedy Space Center – All systems are GO and the weather outlook looks spectacular for the March 1 blast off of the privately developed SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket to the International Space Station (ISS). The Falcon 9 is slated to lift off at 10:10 AM EST with a Dragon capsule loaded with fresh supplies and […]

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