SpaceX Launch May 2012December 20, 2015 – 08:44 pm

SpaceX Launch May 2012

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying the first Dragon spacecraft bound for the International Space Station is seen resting atop SpaceX’s launch site in Cape Canaveral, Fla. Credit: SpaceX The private spaceflight company SpaceX is preparing to launch a robotic capsule to the International Space Station this week, following a series of delays that postponed the historic first flight of a commercial spacecraft to the orbiting outpost. SpaceX is slated…

SpaceX Mars 2018December 19, 2015 – 08:29 pm

SpaceX Mars 2018

Share This article Dennis Tito, the world’s first space tourist, plans to send a married couple to Mars in 2018. The married couple will leave Earth in January, orbit Mars at an altitude of 100 miles (160km) in August, and then return home. The entire journey will last a total of 501 days; the longest continuous time ever spent in space. Spending so long in space will result in the astronauts being bombarded by a lot of solar radiation, increasing…

SpaceX crs-3 First StageDecember 12, 2015 – 07:54 pm

SpaceX crs-3 First Stage

SpaceX is expected to take another leap towards the full reusability of their Falcon 9 launch vehicle next month, when the rocket’s first stage will be commanded back to Earth for a soft touchdown on water. The CRS-3/SpX-3 Falcon 9 v1.1 will also debut landing legs on its aft for the first time, according to SpaceX Co-Founder Tom Mueller. F9-R: Launching from SpaceX’s launch site at Cape Canaveral’s Space Launch Complex -40 (SLC-40), the Falcon 9…

SpaceX Stock Price 2014December 3, 2015 – 07:04 pm

SpaceX Stock Price 2014

The rocket exploded shortly after it launched off the coast of Virginia Tuesday evening. Orbital Sciences said in a statement that it will work closely with NASA and other government agencies to determine the cause of the accident. Orbital s Antares rocket was carrying supplies to the International Space Station. Nobody was hurt as a result of the explosion. The mishap - as Orbital refers to it - comes at a critical time for the company. Orbital…

SpaceX MarsNovember 30, 2015 – 06:44 pm

SpaceX Mars

SpaceX s Elon Musk accepts the Explorers Club President s Award for Exploration and Technology at the Waldorf Astoria in New York on March 15, 2014 during the Explorers Club Annual Dinner. There will be those who can afford to go, and those who want to go,Musk said. I think if we can achieve that intersection, then it will happen … and, hopefully, it will happen before I m dead. Musk founded SpaceX in 2002 with the goal of advancing manned spaceflight…