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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    08/25/2014 - 2:10 pm | View Link
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  • SpaceX, Loral win Bulgarian broadcast satellite deal
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    09/7/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • SpaceX launches second satellite in the past month
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    09/7/2014 - 5:08 pm | View Link
  • NASA hands over historic Apollo-era launch pad to SpaceX
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    04/15/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • NASA Signs Over Historic Apollo-Era Launch Pad to SpaceX
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    04/15/2014 - 5:13 am | View Link
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    09/15/2014 - 11:30 am | View Website
  • SpaceX
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  • Launch of SpaceX Falcon 9
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    09/14/2014 - 4:43 am | View Website
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