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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    [See photos from the SpaceX cargo launch] SpaceX holds a $1.6 billion NASA contract to fly at least 12 unmanned supply runs to the space station. Today's liftoff kicked off mission number seven; the previous six flights had all been successful. Dragon was ...
    06/30/2015 - 1:26 pm | View Link
  • SpaceX Dragon Destroyed in Catastrophic Explosion Soon After Florida Blastoff
    KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL – A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon cargo ship loaded with critical supplies for the International Space Station (ISS) were destroyed by a catastrophic explosion starting approximately 148 seconds after a successful blastoff ...
    06/28/2015 - 5:56 am | View Link
  • SpaceX Rocket Explodes During Cargo Launch to Space Station
    [See photos from the SpaceX cargo launch] SpaceX holds a $1.6 billion NASA contract to fly at least 12 unmanned supply runs to the space station. Today's liftoff kicked off mission number seven; the previous six flights had all been successful. Dragon was ...
    06/28/2015 - 5:15 am | View Link
  • SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Explodes Minutes After Lift-Off: Page 2
    PHOTOS: Astronaut Guide: How to Train Your Dragon "In the midst of all this ... Caceres said the accident forces SpaceX, which has a billion-dollar-plus contract with NASA for supplying the ISS but is also competing with Boeing to send astronauts there ...
    06/27/2015 - 3:00 pm | View Link
  • SpaceX is trying a revolutionary rocket landing this morning — watch it live
    (SpaceX Photos on Flickr) The Dragon spacecraft will continue on to dock with the ISS. All eyes will be on this rocket If SpaceX is successful on Sunday they ... one of their Falcon 9 rockets after a supply mission to the ISS. So, on June 28, we'll see ...
    06/24/2015 - 8:18 am | View Link
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    See photos from SpaceX's historic reusable rocket ocean landing test and Dragon cargo ship launch of Jan. 6, 2015.
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  • Fourth SpaceX Falcon-9 in Four Months Roars to Space ...
    With crystal blue skies and a few scattered wisps of cloud over the Cape, it seemed a good day for SpaceX to fly. The countdown passed perfectly through the final ...
    08/2/2015 - 2:25 am | View Website
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    Right now SpaceX’s CRS-6 Dragon cargo ship is en route to the International Space Station (ISS), aiming to deliver tons of fresh supplies, cargo, science ...
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