SpaceX Dragon capsule ModelApril 4, 2018 – 01:04 pm

SpaceX Dragon capsule Model

From California, SpaceX is moving its in-flight abort test to the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral in Florida. For this test, the company will be using a Dragon capsule fitted atop a Falcon 9 rocket. The test will launch from the 39A launch pad but it has not been announced when the event will take place. A few days ago, SpaceX experienced a failed launch for the first time with a Falcon 9 rocket, just two minutes after lifting off. The abort… Online slots in the united states las vegas casino armed security jobs watch this

SpaceX Dragon Launch May 22April 3, 2018 – 01:03 pm

SpaceX Dragon Launch May 22

By Ken Kremer SpaceX has announced that the upcoming launch of the firms Falcon 9 and Dragon spacecraft on the commercial COTS 2 mission has been postponed to a new target date of no earlier than May 19 with a backup launch date of May 22. On May 19, the Falcon 9 rocket would lift off on its first night time launch at 4:55 a.m. EDT (0855 GMT) from Space Launch Complex-40 on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Two launch opportunities had…

Nasa SpaceX ContractApril 2, 2018 – 01:03 pm

Nasa SpaceX Contract

BoeingThis artist rendering could soon be reality: Boeing s CST-100 capsule is the rumored frontrunner in the competition for NASA s Commercial Crew contract.While three companies were officially in the running to be awarded a lucrative Commercial Crew Program contract from NASA, Boeing and SpaceX were the ones to win contracts totaling $6.8 billion on September 16. This victory comes not only with billions of dollars, but also a unique place in the…

Video of SpaceX DragonApril 1, 2018 – 01:01 pm

Video of SpaceX Dragon

By Mike Killian Right now SpaceX’s CRS-6 Dragon cargo ship is en route to the International Space Station (ISS), aiming to deliver tons of fresh supplies, cargo, science experiments, and technology demonstrations to the Expedition 43 crew for NASA. The launch itself, although scrubbed on April 13 for unfavorable weather, took off beautifully this afternoon into mostly clear blue skies over Cape Canaveral, Fla., and although delivering Dragon and its…

SpaceX Dragon capsule dimensionsMarch 30, 2018 – 12:58 pm

SpaceX Dragon capsule dimensions

This still from a SpaceX video shows the company s Dragon space capsule firing thrusters during a powered descent as it aims for a vertical landing at its launch site. The plan is part of SpaceX s vision for a completely reusable rocket and spa (SpaceX) Recovery boats approach Dragon after splashdown into the Pacific Ocean on March 26, 2013. Dragon returned from the International Space Station. (SpaceX) The next version of the Dragon spacecraft built…

SpaceX Dragon abort VideoMarch 28, 2018 – 12:56 pm

SpaceX Dragon abort Video

For the first time, the Elon Musk-led company tested an eject button for astronauts who will travel in SpaceX’s Dragon 2 capsule. SpaceX called the procedure, which took less than two minutes and ended with the Dragon capsule parachuting into the Atlantic Ocean, a success. Had humans been on board today, they would have been in great shape. Relive today s pad abort test in 6 seconds — SpaceX (@SpaceX) In order to get astronauts away from the rocket…

SpaceX Dragon CAD DrawingMarch 27, 2018 – 12:56 pm

SpaceX Dragon CAD Drawing

After running for about three months aboard the ISS, the first 3D printer in space has finally sent a bit of itself back to Earth for testing. At 7:44 pm EST yesterday, SpaceX’s Dragon cargo spacecraft landed in the Pacific Ocean, about 259 miles southwest of Long Beach, California. Among the 3, 700 pounds of NASA cargo on board, the spacecraft carried 3D printed samples produced on the Made In Space Zero G Printer, currently installed on the International…

SpaceX Launch explosionMarch 26, 2018 – 12:54 pm

SpaceX Launch explosion

SpaceX successfully launched, carrying the AsiaSat 6 satellite to a geosynchronous transfer orbit. The Falcon 9 launch was initially delayed due to concerns after a SpaceX test flight exploded in late August. The launch went perfectly, and communications are established with the satellite. The launch was originally scheduled for 12:50am eastern time on Wednesday August 27th, but was scratched when a Falcon 9 test vehicle error triggered an explosive…

SpaceX Rocket BBCMarch 25, 2018 – 12:53 pm

SpaceX Rocket BBC

Image caption Falcon 9: The lower part of the rocket - its first-stage - will eventually carry landing gear Have we witnessed the beginning of a revolution in rocketry? The new vehicle has been given the additional performance it needs to start lofting commercial telecoms spacecraft and other payloads, and nearly all of these modifications appear to work just fine. But it s what happened to part of the rocket after it had completed the primary mission…

The Mind Behind Tesla SpaceX and SolarCityMarch 23, 2018 – 12:51 pm

The Mind Behind Tesla SpaceX and SolarCity

Photograph by Platon Any study of Elon Musk must begin at the headquarters of SpaceX, in Hawthorne, California, a few miles from Los Angeles International Airport. It’s there that visitors will find two giant posters of Mars hanging side by side on the wall leading up to Musk’s cubicle. The poster to the left depicts Mars as it is today—a cold, barren red orb. The poster on the right shows a Mars with a humongous green landmass surrounded by oceans…