Comment On Spacex Rocket Launch Hailed As 'a New Era In Space Exploration'

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 Dragon capsule docks with International Space Station
    The mission, hailed by ... Tuesday's launch marked the culmination of six years of preparation to bring commercial flights to the space station after the retirement of NASA's space shuttle fleet last year. The Falcon 9 rocket that carried Dragon into ...
    05/25/2012 - 6:24 am | View Link
  • SpaceX docks with space station
    Connecting to the space station will require NASA’s approval in a staged approach that SpaceX called “the most difficult aspects of the mission.” The mission, hailed ... era of fiscal austerity. Dragon was carried into orbit by the Falcon 9 rocket.
    05/25/2012 - 4:54 am | View Link
  • 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 ...
    05/22/2012 - 8:56 pm | View Link
  • SpaceX mission to the International Space Station launched
    After the launch a relieved Mr Musk, 40, announced: "Falcon flew perfectly. Dragon in orbit. Feels like a giant weight just came off my back." He added: "For us, it's like winning the Super Bowl. We are really at the dawn of a new era of space exploration ...
    05/22/2012 - 8:09 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 - 7:26 am | View Link
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  • Falcon 9
    Falcon 9 is a family of launch vehicles designed and manufactured by SpaceX, headquartered in Hawthorne, California. The family consists of the Falcon 9 v1.0, Falcon ...
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  • Space Videos
    Watch videos from the international space station, rocket launches and NASA footage from Mars, plus animations and clips of cosmic events.
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  • Commercial Resupply Launch | NASA
    Mission: SpaceX-4 Commercial Resupply Services flight Launch Vehicle: Falcon 9 Launch Site: Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. Launch Pad: Space Launch Complex 40
    08/23/2014 - 12:45 am | View Website
  • SpaceX
    Space Exploration Technologies Corporation, or SpaceX, is a space transport services company headquartered in Hawthorne, California. It was founded in 2002 by former ...
    08/22/2014 - 2:43 pm | View Website
  • Press Center | SpaceX
    SpaceX 1 Rocket Road Hawthorne, CA 90250 (310) 363-6000. Follow SpaceX | Facebook; Google+; Twitter; YouTube; © 2013 Space Exploration Technologies Corp.
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