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SpaceX rocket launch hailed as 'a new era in space exploration'

SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket, topped by an unmanned capsule, blasts off from Cape Canaveral, Fla., on a three-day trip to the International Space Station.In a pivotal moment for private spaceflight, a towering white rocket lifted into space a cone-shaped capsule headed for a three-day trip carrying cargo to the International Space Station and a tricky rendezvous in outer space this week.

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  • SpaceX rocket launch hailed as 'a new era in space exploration'
    In a pivotal moment for private spaceflight, a towering white rocket lifted into space a cone-shaped capsule headed for a three-day trip carrying cargo to the International Space Station and a tricky rendezvous in outer space this week. The launch Tuesday ...
    05/23/2012 - 3:51 am | View Link
  • SpaceX mission to the International Space Station launched
    successfully launched its Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon capsule from Cape Canaveral, Florida. The unmanned mission will take two days to carry 1,148lbs of provisions for astronauts to the space station orbiting 240 miles above the Earth. After the launch a ...
    05/22/2012 - 9:28 am | View Link
  • SpaceX Launches Commercial Cargo Ship into Space
    UNDATED (CBS) -- Three days after a last-second launch abort ... the launch pad into the plane of the space station's orbit. It was a picture-perfect start to a long-awaited mission hailed as the dawn of a new era of commercial spaceflight.
    05/22/2012 - 8:28 am | View Link
  • SpaceX launch hailed by NASA as new era for spaceflight
    Cape Canaveral, FL, United States (4E) – In what is being hailed ... space station Friday. A SpaceX successful dock would signal the company’s ability to start delivering cargo for NASA under a $1.6 billion contract. The launch truly marks a new era ...
    05/22/2012 - 7:26 am | View Link
  • ‘SpaceX’ Headed to International Space Station
    (CNN) — A new era in space exploration dawned Tuesday as a slender rocket powered into the dark Florida sky ... White House science adviser John P. Holdren also hailed the launch. “Every launch into space is a thrilling event, but this one is ...
    05/22/2012 - 4:43 am | View Link
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