SpaceX Rocket Launch in Sept 2014July 19, 2016 – 04:37 pm

SpaceX Rocket Launch in Sept 2014

The private spaceflight company SpaceX successfully launched a new commercial telecommunications satellite for Asia early Sunday (Sept. 7) in a dazzling nighttime liftoff that ended a nearly two-week delay for the mission. A SpaceX s Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida at 1 a.m. EDT (0500 GMT) Sunday, carrying the AsiaSat 6 satellite into space for Hong Kong-based firm AsiaSat. The launch was originally scheduled…

Where can I Watch SpaceX Launch?July 18, 2016 – 04:26 pm

Where can I Watch SpaceX Launch?

Photo Credit: NASA / SpaceX Jason Rhian CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla — Space Exploration Technologies ( SpaceX ) is set to launch one of the Hawthorne, California-based company’s Falcon 9 v1.1 rockets from Cape Canaveral’s Space Launch Complex 40, in Florida. The last milestone before flight, a static fire test of the booster, was successfully completed on Dec. 19 – setting the stage for launch, currently scheduled to take place on Tuesday, Jan. 6. With the…

SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket explodes After LaunchJuly 15, 2016 – 04:02 pm

SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket explodes After Launch

Moments after the rocket failure, the expanding white cloud of vapor was the first indication of catastrophe. Photo by NASA/SpaceX, from the video A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying supplies to the International Space Station exploded about 2 minutes and 20 seconds after launch Sunday morning. No people were onboard; it was an uncrewed resupply mission. The cause is not yet known. SpaceX has not released details yet; a press conference is scheduled…

SpaceX CRS 2 CargoJuly 13, 2016 – 03:54 pm

SpaceX CRS 2 Cargo

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL – A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blazed aloft on a spectacular middle of the night blastoff that turned night into day along the Florida Space coast today, Sept. 21, 2014, boosting a commercial cargo ship for NASA and loaded with 2.5 tons of ground breaking science experiments, 20 ‘mousetronauts’ and critical supplies for the human crew residing aboard the International Space Station (ISS). The SpaceX Dragon cargo vessel on the…

SpaceX Landing PadJuly 7, 2016 – 03:14 pm

SpaceX Landing Pad

WASHINGTON – SpaceX plans to convert a launch pad at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, into a landing pad for the reusable rocket boosters it is developing to power its Falcon family of rockets. The U.S. Air Force announced Feb. 10 that SpaceX has signed a five-year lease for Cape Canaveral’s Launch Complex 13, which was used to launch Atlas rockets and missiles between 1956 and 1978. In its new role, it will serve as a landing pad for Falcon…

Www.spacex.com LaunchJuly 6, 2016 – 03:12 pm

Www.spacex.com Launch

In the early morning hours of Saturday, January 10, 2015, Falcon 9 and Dragon began their fifth commercial resupply services mission to the International Space Station for NASA. Liftoff occurred at 4:47am EST from SpaceX’s Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. Just under three minutes after liftoff, Falcon 9’s nine Merlin first stage engines cut off and the first and second stages separated. Shortly thereafter, the second stage’s…

NASA SpaceX Launch explosionJuly 5, 2016 – 02:51 pm

NASA SpaceX Launch explosion

An unmanned Dragon spacecraft and the Falcon 9 rocket propelling it were destroyed in the explosion. In a statement, Nasa administrator Charles Bolden said: “We are disappointed in the loss of the latest SpaceX cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station. However, the astronauts are safe aboard the station and have sufficient supplies for the next several months. “We will work closely with SpaceX to understand what happened, fix the…

SpaceX Rocket Launch TimeJune 28, 2016 – 02:06 pm

SpaceX Rocket Launch Time

SpaceX Rocket Launches for International Space Station John Raoux—AP The Falcon 9 SpaceX rocket lifts off from launch at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Fla., on Apr. 14, 2015. It is packed with 4, 300 pounds of supplies SpaceX launched a cargo ship to the International Space Station Tuesday at 4:10 p.m. from Florida’s Cape Canaveral. The Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon capsule were scheduled for liftoff Monday, but the launch was…

SpaceX Stock Ticker symbolJune 25, 2016 – 01:42 pm

SpaceX Stock Ticker symbol

Investors hoping to buy stock in SpaceX will have to wait, but there are several other companies developing launch vehicles, orbitals, and crew capsules that you can own today. Company Space Vehicle/Rocket First Launch First Manned Crew SpaceX Dragon/Falcon Orbital Sciences (NYSE: OA ) Cygnus/Antares Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT ) Orion 2014 2017 Alliant (NYSE: ATK ) & Astrium Liberty 2015 Boeing (NYSE: BA ) & Bigelow Aerospace CST-100…

SpaceX Reusable Rocket Launching SystemJune 23, 2016 – 01:40 pm

SpaceX Reusable Rocket Launching System

We will see if this works,Musk said. And if it does work, it ll be pretty huge. The hunt for an economic and reusable method for space travel has been a goal of many companies and government agencies from the Space Age s inception. The only reusable manned spaceships built to date have been NASA s winged space shuttles, which were retired this year. The shuttles used reusable orbiters and solid rocket boosters for 30 years, but the system was not…