12 Photos And Videos From The Successful Spacex Dragon Iss Supply Mission

The future of commercial space flight has taken a giant leap forward this week, with the SpaceX Dragon capsule successfully launching, docking with the International Space Station, and returning to Earth. This unmanned mission brought needed supplies to the ISS, but, more importantly, it showed that a private company to successfully get a vessel into space and back.NASA may have shelved its shuttle program, but that doesn't mean humanity is stuck on Earth.

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    Tom Chao has contributed to SPACE.com as a producer and writer since 2000. As a writer and editor, he has worked for the Voyager Company, Time Inc. New Media, HarperCollins and Worth Publishers. He has a bachelor’s degree in Cinema Production from the ...
    04/13/2014 - 9:00 am | View Link
  • Orbital launches first cargo mission to space station
    Orbital Sciences Corporation on Thursday launched its unmanned Cygnus cargo ship on the company's first regular supply ... the ISS on Sunday, only the fifth mooring of a private vessel to the station. The first was California company SpaceX's Dragon ...
    01/9/2014 - 7:17 am | View Link
  • Private US SpaceX rocket Falcon-9 launched
    The rocket rapidly reached orbital altitude where it deployed the Dragon ... SpaceX, the private company owned by billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk. Their successful mission last October was the first ever commercial re-supply operation to the ISS ...
    03/1/2013 - 3:20 am | View Link
  • SpaceX ISS mission HD photos released from space
    This novelty adds to the great joy that's been felt at the success of this mission thus far, it being the first successful supply mission ever lead to the International Space Station by a privatized group. SpaceX ... the Dragon capsule and the ISS ...
    10/11/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • SpaceX Dragon Cargo Rocket Blasts Off to International Space Station on Resupply Mission [PHOTOS]
    California-based SpaceX company on Sunday sent a commercial cargo ship into space, in a mission to re-supply research ... agency declared it as a successful launch and expect the cargo ship to reach the ISS on Wednesday. The Dragon cargo capsule will ...
    10/7/2012 - 7:12 pm | View Link
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  • Spaceflight Now | Falcon Launch Report
    SpaceX resupplies ISS on CRS 2: SpaceX brings home Dragon with 2,700 pounds of cargo A suite of refrigerated biomedical research samples and other equipment traveled ...
    04/18/2014 - 7:00 pm | View Website
  • News | SpaceX
    On the afternoon of Monday, April 14, SpaceX is set to launch its third Commercial Resupply Services (CRS) mission to the International Space Station.
    04/18/2014 - 4:01 pm | View Website
  • Dragon (spacecraft)
    Dragon is a partially reusable spacecraft developed by SpaceX, an American private space transportation company based in Hawthorne, California. Dragon is launched ...
    04/18/2014 - 10:53 am | View Website
  • International Space Station | NASA
    A resource on ISS by NASA. Includes operational news, wide range of background material, archives, image gallery and planned missions.
    04/18/2014 - 1:06 am | View Website
  • SpaceX Pictures: 1st Dragon Flight to Space Station ...
    See photos and images from SpaceX's Dragon capsule as it flies to the International Space Station for the first time in May 2012.
    04/17/2014 - 7:08 pm | View Website
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