SpaceX Dragon Captured at Station Loaded with Critical Supplies and Science

The commercial SpaceX cargo Dragon loaded with over 5000 pounds of critically needed supplies and science experiments was captured by the crew aboard the International Space Station (ISS) this morning (Jan. 12) while soaring over the over the Mediterranean Sea.(…)Read the rest of SpaceX Dragon Captured at Station Loaded with Critical Supplies and Science (133 […]

Huge Rocket Recovery Strides Accomplished, SpaceX Drone Ship Back in Port

“Huge strides towards [rocket] reusability” were achieved, says SpaceX CEO Elon Musk, following Saturday morning’s (Jan. 10) flawless launch of his firms Falcon 9 rocket on a critical resupply mission to the space station for NASA, which also had a secondary objective of recovering the boosters first stage via an unprecedented precision guided landing on […]

SpaceX Successfully Launches Cargo Ship to Station and Hard Lands Rocket on ‘Drone Ship’

SpaceX successfully launched their Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon cargo ship on a mission for NASA bound for the space station this morning, Jan. 10, while simultaneously accomplishing a hard landing of the boosters first stage on an ocean floating platform in a very good first step towards its recovery and reuse in the future.(…)Read […]

SpaceX Launch and Historic Landing Attempt Reset to Jan. 10

The oft delayed launch of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket on the CRS-5 cargo resupply mission for NASA to the International Space Station (ISS) has been reset to Saturday, Jan. 10. Liftoff is currently targeted for 4:47 a.m. EST Saturday, Jan. 10, from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, […]

Student Scientists Get Second Chance to Fly Experiments to ISS Aboard Falcon 9 After Antares Loss

When it comes to science and space exploration, you have to get accustomed to a mix of success and failure. If you’re wise you learn from failure and turn adversity around into a future success. Such is the case for the resilient student scientists who learned a hard lesson of life at a young age […]

Student Scientists Get Second Chance to Fly Experiments to ISS Aboard Falcon 9 After Antares Loss

When it comes to science and space exploration, you have to get accustomed to a mix of success and failure. If you’re wise you learn from failure and turn adversity around into a future success. Such is the case for the resilient student scientists who learned a hard lesson of life at a young age […]

Student Scientists Get Second Chance to Fly Experiments to ISS Aboard Falcon 9 After Antares Loss

When it comes to science and space exploration, you have to get accustomed to a mix of success and failure. If you’re wise you learn from failure and turn adversity around into a future success. Such is the case for the resilient student scientists who learned a hard lesson of life at a young age […]

Drone Ship at Sea Preparing for Bold SpaceX Rocket Recovery Landing Attempt

Aiming to one day radically change the future of the rocket business, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has a bold vision unlike any other in a historic attempt to recover and reuse rockets set for Jan. 6 with the goal of dramatically reducing the enormous costs of launching anything into space. Towards the bold vision of […]

Rocket Issues force SpaceX and NASA to Postpone Falcon 9 Rocket Launch to January 2015

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL – Due to technical problems encountered during a hot fire test of the first stage engines this week with the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, the planned Dec. 19 launch of the commercial rocket and NASA contracted Dragon cargo freighter to the International Space Station (ISS) on a critical resupply mission has […]