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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    10/21/2014 - 5:44 am | View Link
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    10/20/2014 - 3:18 pm | View Link
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    10/20/2014 - 10:55 am | View Link
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    09/21/2014 - 3:56 am | View Link
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    04/16/2014 - 2:49 pm | View Link
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    04/16/2014 - 7:16 am | View Link
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    04/15/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
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    10/21/2014 - 3:41 pm | View Website
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    10/21/2014 - 1:11 pm | View Website
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    Company SpaceX designs, manufactures and launches advanced rockets and spacecraft. The company was founded in 2002 to revolutionize space technology, with the ...
    10/19/2014 - 4:55 pm | View Website
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