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Easter Sunday Space Station Rendezvous and Berthing for SpaceX Dragon Freighter Succeessful

by Ken Kremer April 20, 2014

Want to stay on top of all the space news? Follow @universetoday on Twitter The SpaceX 3 Dragon commercial cargo freighter successfully arrived at the International Space Station (ISS) on Easter Sunday morning, April 20, as planned and was deftly captured by Expedition 39 Commander Koichi Wakata at 7:15 a.m. EDT at the controls of […]

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SpaceX Makes Strides Towards 1st Stage Falcon Rocket Recovery during Space Station Launch

by Ken Kremer April 19, 2014

The powerful SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket that launched successfully on a cargo delivery run for NASA bound for the Space Station on Friday, April 18, from Cape Canaveral, Fla, also had a key secondary objective for the company aimed at experimenting with eventually recovering the rockets first stage via the use of landing legs and […]

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SpaceX Dragon Captured on Film in Orbit Over Paris 25 Minutes After Launch

by Nancy Atkinson April 18, 2014

We need to say it: astrophotographer Thierry Legault has done it again! Here’s an absolutely fantastic capture of the SpaceX Dragon capsule just 25 minutes after it launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, as it passed over Europe. Here, Legault captured footage of Dragon crossing the Big Dipper as seen from Paris at 19:50 […]

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SpaceX Commercial Dragon Resupply Ship Thunders to Space Bound for ISS and Easter Sunday Berthing – Photo Gallery

by Ken Kremer April 18, 2014

A mighty SpaceX rocket carrying the firms commercial Dragon resupply ship loaded with nearly 2.5 tons of NASA science instruments and critical supplies thundered to space this afternoon on a two day journey bound for the International Space Station. The Dragon vessel launched atop the 20 story tall, upgraded Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch […]

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Weekly Space Hangout – April 18, 2014: Another Earth, Dragon Launch, LADEE Impact

by Fraser Cain April 18, 2014

Host: Fraser Cain Guests: Casey Dreier, Brian Koberlein, Jason Major, Sondy Springmann, David Dickinson Remove this ad Fraser Cain on Google+

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