Spacex Makes History With Launch To Space Station

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The Falcon 9 rocket blasted off early today off from Cape Canaveral, Florida, carrying the first private capsule to the International Space Station.

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  • How to Survive a Spaceship Disaster - Time
    The Commercial Space Launch Amendments Act, first passed by Congress ... Here’s a brief history of the ... and in flight is something SpaceX ...
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    11/17/2014 - 2:42 pm | View Link
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    ... underwrites assorted projects from Boeing, Space Explorations (SpaceX) and the United Launch Alliance of ... launch history. But unless launch ...
    11/17/2014 - 11:48 am | View Link
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    09/21/2014 - 3:56 am | View Link
  • NASA hands over historic Apollo-era launch pad to SpaceX
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    04/16/2014 - 8:44 am | View Link
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    04/15/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
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    04/15/2014 - 5:13 am | View Link
  • NASA signs over historic Launch Pad 39A to SpaceX
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    04/14/2014 - 3:52 pm | View Link
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    11/17/2014 - 4:46 pm | View Website
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