SpaceX Dragon imagesJanuary 13, 2018 – 10:40 am

SpaceX Dragon images

SpaceX CEO and billionaire founder Elon Musk gushed with excitement as he counted down the seconds and literally pulled the curtain away to unveil his company’s new manned Dragon V2 astronaut transporter for all the world to see during a live streaming webcast shortly after 10 p.m. EST (7 p.m. PST, 0200 GMT) this evening, Thursday, May 29, from SpaceX HQ. The first photos from the event are collected herein. And I’ll be adding more and updating this… disconnecting car battery safely

SpaceX Dragon PayloadJanuary 4, 2018 – 10:30 am

SpaceX Dragon Payload

By Nancy Atkinson During Wednesday’s post-flight press conference, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk confirmed the rumor of a secret payload on board the Dragon spacecraft, but said he wouldn’t reveal what it actually was until Thursday. He did say, however that if you liked Monty Python, you would like this payload. True to his word, SpaceX just issued a press release on what was inside this container, above, that was bolted to the floor of the Dragon spacecraft…

SpaceX Dragon crew capsule interiorDecember 30, 2017 – 10:20 am

SpaceX Dragon crew capsule interior

SpaceX head Elon Musk has unveiled the latest version of his Dragon spacecraft via a highly anticipated event at the SpaceX factory in California. Known as Dragon V2, the spacecraft is the crewed version of the ship that recently returned from its fourth trip to the International Space Station (ISS). This latest Dragon is the current favorite to win the right to return domestic crew launch independence to the United States. Commercial Crew: With the… فروش اینترنتی بلیط هواپیما

SpaceX Jobs EuropeDecember 28, 2017 – 10:11 am

SpaceX Jobs Europe

SpaceX’s entry into commercial space launches back in 2013 has caught up with the European Space Agency. SpaceX is known for their low-costs for launching satellites and sending gear to the International Space Station. The ESA has been haggling over how to proceed with the Ariane satellite launch vehicle for more than two years. A deal is expected to be in place this week, though. Germany was holding out for a two-step project to upgrade the current… قیمت بلیط هواپیما

SpaceX Dragon Pad abort testDecember 27, 2017 – 10:07 am

SpaceX Dragon Pad abort test

A look at the SpaceX Dragon vehicle that will undergo a crucial pad abort test in early 2015. Credit: SpaceX A crucial safety test looms for the crew-carrying version of SpaceX s Dragon capsule, which NASA hopes will be ready to fly astronauts to and from the International Space Station by 2017. In the next few weeks, SpaceX will ship a Dragon test vehicle from its California headquarters to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, NASA Administrator…

SpaceX Tesla CEODecember 21, 2017 – 10:03 am

SpaceX Tesla CEO

Brilliant people are often also at least a little bit crazy and many stories we’ve heard about Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk suggest he’s no exception. The Washington Post has published some excerpts from a new book on Musk written by Ashlee Vance called, and they really do make Musk look like an eccentric genius in the Steve Jobs mold. Let’s start with the most Jobs-ian part of the book, in which Musk actually rips into an employee who missed a…

Is SpaceX GoodDecember 20, 2017 – 10:01 am

Is SpaceX Good

Monday s scheduled launch of a robotic SpaceX cargo craft to the International Space Station will proceed despite the failure of a backup electronics box for the station s truss system, NASA says. Mission managers said they would be able to work around the problems caused by the faiure. We re good to go,Michael Suffredini, NASA s space station program manager, said during a Sunday news conference. Suffredini said a spacewalk to replace the box is…

SpaceX Dragon return to EarthDecember 19, 2017 – 10:01 am

SpaceX Dragon return to Earth

SpaceX s Dragon capsule flies above Angola while attached to the International Space Station just before its release on May 18, 2014. Credit: NASA TV Splashdown is confirmed!! Welcome home, Dragon,SpaceX officials wrote from the company s Twitter account (@SpaceX) shortly after splashdown. SpaceX s Dragon carried about 1, 600 lbs. (726 kg) of science cargo down from the space laboratory. The 150 science experiments include biotechnology samples…

SpaceX Dragon Cargo capacityDecember 13, 2017 – 09:50 am

SpaceX Dragon Cargo capacity

Dragon’s trunk supports the Dragon spacecraft during ascent to space and contains a cargo carrier designed to hold unpressurized cargo bound for the International Space Station. The trunk, a riveted aluminum structure, is 2.8 meters (9.2 feet) tall and 3.66 meters (12 feet) wide. The trunk also houses the radiator which is integral to the trunk structure, with the ability to reject up to 3kW of heat. Fairings housing Dragon’s solar arrays—two arrays…

SpaceX Dragon Thruster podsDecember 10, 2017 – 09:41 am

SpaceX Dragon Thruster pods

The SpaceX Dragon s four thruster pods are now back online and operating nominally. The trouble, however, will delay the spacecraft s docking with the International Space Station. The SpaceX Dragon s four thruster pods are now back online and operating nominally. The trouble, however, will delay the spacecraft s docking with the International Space Station. In a Friday afternoon press conference with reporters, SpaceX founder Elon Musk said that…