Space x 7 Cargo ManifestFebruary 25, 2018 – 12:01 pm

Space x 7 Cargo Manifest

A SpaceX cargo capsule loaded with 3, 100 pounds of research samples, no-longer-needed equipment and trash returned to Earth Thursday after a month-long stay at the International Space Station, splashing down in the Pacific Ocean southwest of Long Beach, Calif., after a fiery descent from orbit. Astronaut Scott Kelly, operating the station’s 58-foot-long robot arm, released the cargo ship at 7:04 a.m. EDT (GMT-4) as the two spacecraft sailed 250 miles… Most modern slot machines are intended to feel and look as the old mechanical models.

SpaceX Dragon InfographicFebruary 24, 2018 – 11:59 am

SpaceX Dragon Infographic

SpaceX s Dragon space capsule design is a gumdrop-shaped spacecraft built for spaceflights into and from low-Earth orbit. The spacecraft was initially designed as an unmanned spacecraft, but is being scaled up to launch astronauts into space as well. The Dragon space capsule is 14.4 feet tall (4.4 meters) and 12 feet wide (9.2 meters). It launches on SpaceX s Falcon 9 rocket, a two-stage booster that currently launches from a pad at Cape Canaveral…

SpaceX HiringFebruary 22, 2018 – 11:53 am

SpaceX Hiring

You don t found 4 companies without having a prodigious knack for hiring the right people. More specifically, you don t found 4 of the most successful, innovative, and exciting new age companies without having a prodigious knack for hiring the right people. X.com (later merged with Paypal), SpaceX, Tesla Motors, and SolarCity are all the brainchildren of one Elon Musk, whose fearless trailblazing attitude towards new-age tech has made him something…

Space x 5February 21, 2018 – 11:52 am

Space x 5

NanoRacks successfully manifested payloads onto SpaceX-5 in record time: nine days. Historically, it takes months, years even, to successfully manifest a payload for delivery to the International Space Station. But that speed is too slow for the agile commercial space industry. NanoRacks was able to manifest CubeSats under a nine day deadline, and MixStix experiments in under one-month. That’s how little time there was to manifest payloads onto SpaceX-5…

SpaceX Dragon PriceFebruary 15, 2018 – 11:46 am

SpaceX Dragon Price

Share This article SpaceX has unveiled what it hopes will be the future of manned, commercial spaceflight: The seven-seater Dragon V2 spaceship. It is very similar to the current, unmanned Dragon resupply spacecraft, but with the new ability to soft “land anywhere on Earth with the accuracy of a helicopter, ” rather than the normal method of parachuting from the atmosphere into the ocean. This will allow the Dragon V2 to be reused up to 10 times before…

SpaceX VS NASAFebruary 14, 2018 – 11:45 am

SpaceX VS NASA

NASA Currently, the Russian Federal Space Agency, or Roscosmos, charges NASA about $70 million a seat to send astronauts to the space station. With Boeing and/or SpaceX, the cost will be reduced to around $58 million a seat. I don t ever, ever want to write another check to Roscosmos,said NASA Administrator Charles Bolden. Boeing is about to celebrate its first 100 years in business, and its commercial airplane segment brings in nearly $70 billion…

SpaceX Dragon Live CoverageFebruary 13, 2018 – 11:45 am

SpaceX Dragon Live Coverage

The Expedition 43 crew completed preparations on Wednesday to send SpaceX’s Dragon cargo vehicle back to Earth. NASA astronauts Scott Kelly and Terry Virts transferred samples from two of the station’s Minus Eighty Degree Celsius Laboratory Freezer for ISS, or MELFI, freezers for return on Dragon. These included samples from the Cell Shape and Expression, CASIS PCG-3, Nematode Muscles experiments along with human research samples. After final cargo…

SpaceX crs-7 Launch LiveFebruary 9, 2018 – 11:39 am

SpaceX crs-7 Launch Live

Science & Technology / Space · About After seven successful missions to the International Space Station, including six official resupply missions for NASA, SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon spacecraft are set to liftoff from Launch Complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, for their seventh official Commercial Resupply Services (CRS) mission to the orbiting lab. Liftoff is targeted for Sunday, June 28, 2015, at 10:21am…

SpaceX Launch mishapFebruary 8, 2018 – 11:37 am

SpaceX Launch mishap

SpaceX Delays Launch Days After Test Mishap Joe Raedle—Getty Images A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket sits on a lauch pad on Oct. 7, 2012 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. SpaceX is delaying this week s Falcon 9 rocket launch by a day following an explosion of a test flight of its experimental Falcon 9R rocket. The company says it will review flight record details before the next test flight SpaceX delayed the launch of a commercial communications satellite on Tuesday…

SpaceX Landing Rocket on bargeFebruary 2, 2018 – 11:20 am

SpaceX Landing Rocket on barge

Topics: Private spaceflight, mission status, International Space Station, rockets This Friday, SpaceX will attempt what no agency or company has done before: land a used rocket stage on a floating ocean platform. The effort will be made during the private spaceflight company s fifth paid cargo run to the International Space Station. Liftoff of the Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon spacecraft from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Space Launch Complex 40 is…