SpaceX crs-7 CostJuly 4, 2017 – 08:38 am

SpaceX crs-7 Cost

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – What should I do if I think I have found debris from the incident? 2. Is there an effort to survey for debris? SpaceX deployed vehicles after the incident to survey the area and recover any available debris and is working with the U.S. Coast Guard. 3. Was anybody hurt as a result of the incident? No injuries have been reported. All processes, protocol and procedures were followed with respect to safety. We have received no…

SpaceX Dragon Moon LandingJuly 2, 2017 – 08:37 am

SpaceX Dragon Moon Landing

OTV - 1986 Space Tug depicted in NASA s Pioneering Space Frontier . A space tug from the 1986 Pioneering the Space Frontier policy report. Credit: NASA via Marcus Lindroos SpaceX has said two Falcon Heavy launches would be required to carry a manned Dragon to a lunar landing. However, the 53 metric ton payload capacity of a single Falcon Heavy would be sufficient to carry the 40 mT (Earth departure stage + lunar lander) system described below. This…

SpaceX Dragon capsule Launch to ISSJune 30, 2017 – 08:21 am

SpaceX Dragon capsule Launch to ISS

The capsule was carried January 10 atop a Falcon 9 rocket that lifted off from Cape Canaveral. After launch the rocket came down as planned on a drone ship but hit a bit too hard By Mike Wall and SPACE.com | January 12, 2015 The rocket stage came down on target but hit the drone ship too hard Saturday. SpaceX will try the bold maneuver again on future launches, company representatives said. Credit: NASA TV NASA astronaut Barry Butch Wilmore, commander…

SpaceX Dragon FuelJune 29, 2017 – 08:21 am

SpaceX Dragon Fuel

SpaceX tested its next Falcon 9 rocket during a major countdown rehearsal Monday, loading propellant into the two-stage launcher and validating improvements made to the company s Cape Canaveral launch pad before liftoff as soon as Nov. 30. The third Falcon 9 rocket sits on the launch pad. Credit: Kyle Cothern/SpaceX The practice countdown, also known as a wet dress rehearsal, put the Falcon 9 rocket, the launch pad and control teams through drills…

SpaceX Dragon capsule has a ProblemJune 28, 2017 – 08:21 am

SpaceX Dragon capsule has a Problem

SpaceX tweeted this photo on March 1, 2013. They wrote: SpaceX employees watch Falcon 9 & #Dragon liftoff from @SpaceX HQ in Hawthorne, California Credit: SpaceX (via Twitter as @SpaceX) Space station delivery delayed According to NASA officials, three thrusters need to be in working order before the craft can dock with the space station. Two will get the capsule within the vicinity of the orbiting science laboratory, but unless three thrusters…

SpaceX Dragon ISS dockingJune 25, 2017 – 08:11 am

SpaceX Dragon ISS docking

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL – In the span of mere moments, euphoria at the dawn of a dazzling Dragon liftoff atop a commercial SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying critical science, supplies and docking components for NASA’s upcoming crewed spaceships to the International Space Station (ISS), turned to doom and gloom as the Dragon cargo ship disintegrated in mid-air, to the shock of everyone watching under sun drenched skies along the Florida space coast…

SpaceX Dragon crew configurationJune 23, 2017 – 08:04 am

SpaceX Dragon crew configuration

By Nancy Atkinson So much for the idea that space capsules are cramped and can only carry a limited crew. SpaceX revealed a prototype for their new crew cabin design, as they conducted a joint daylong review with NASA of the Dragon crew vehicle layout. In this configuration, the Dragon will be able to carry a crew of seven, the same number the space shuttle could carry. Using a Dragon engineering model equipped with seats and representations of crew…

SpaceX CostJune 22, 2017 – 08:02 am

SpaceX Cost

Share This article Updated @ 16:57 April 14: Bad news — there was a helium leak on the Falcon 9 rocket’s first stage, and so the launch of CRS-8 has been postponed until repairs are made. SpaceX now tentatively hopes to launch CRS-3 on April 18. Updated @ 13:40 April 14: After a couple of delays, SpaceX’s CRS-3 resupply mission to the International Space Station is finally go for takeoff. Launch is scheduled to occur at 16:58 EDT (21:58 UK time) from…

What Time is SpaceX Launch?June 21, 2017 – 07:58 am

What Time is SpaceX Launch?

The launch of SpaceX’s next resupply mission to the International Space Station has been rescheduled for no earlier than Dec. 19 to make sure the Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon supply ship are ready for flight, NASA said Thursday. The liftoff was set for Dec. 16, but officials ordered the three-day delay to allow SpaceX to “take extra time to ensure they do everything possible on the ground to prepare for a successful launch, ” NASA said in a statement…

SpaceX Red Dragon capsuleJune 18, 2017 – 07:56 am

SpaceX Red Dragon capsule

SpaceX s Falcon 9 rocket lifts off on Dec. 8, 2010, with the company s first Dragon spacecraft. Three hours and 20 minutes later, the capsule splashed down in the Pacific Ocean, marking a first for a non-governmental entity. SpaceX is developing the Dragon capsule under a NASA contract to resupply the International Space Station. The company also hopes NASA will use a human-rated version of Dragon to ferry astronauts to and from the orbiting lab…