SpaceX Falcon 9 Static Fire VideoJuly 21, 2017 – 09:14 am

SpaceX Falcon 9 Static Fire Video

SpaceX has conducted a Static Fire of its Falcon 9 v1.1 on Friday, a key milestone ahead of Sunday’s planned launch of the CRS-7/SpX-7 Dragon to the International Space Station (ISS). The mission will help restock the orbital outpost with vital supplies, highlighted by an investigation into high Total Organic Carbon (TOC) levels in the Station’s potable water. Static Fire: The initial launch date slipped a few days due to an issue suffered during…

SpaceX sJuly 17, 2017 – 09:05 am

SpaceX s

The June 28 loss of the Falcon, plus SpaceX’s robotic Dragon capsule and more than two and a half tons of cargo, will set back the company’s launch schedule by at least a few months and is likely to result in hundreds of millions of lost revenue, Musk told reporters. SpaceX’s workhorse Falcon 9 rocket is grounded pending the conclusion of the company’s investigation and the Federal Aviation Administration’s signoff. Also, the debut of its Falcon Heavy…

SpaceX Water LandingJuly 15, 2017 – 08:57 am

SpaceX Water Landing

Artist s impression of a SpaceX rocket landing. After three attempts followed by three scrubbed launches, SpaceX successfully launched a Falcon 9 rocket on Wednesday at 6:03 pm ET. For some, the launch was less exciting than the company s attempt to land a rocket on a barge in the Atlantic. If successful, the landing would have been the first in history, pioneering the way toward a new era or reusable rocket technology. But SpaceX announced on the…

SpaceX Launch accidentJuly 14, 2017 – 08:53 am

SpaceX Launch accident

Thomson ReutersAn unmanned Space Exploration Technologies Falcon 9 rocket launches in Cape CanaveralBy Irene Klotz and Andrea Shalal CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla./WASHINGTON (Reuters) - SpaceX can compete to launch a U.S. Global Positioning System satellite despite a Falcon 9 rocket accident this weekend, the Air Force said on Wednesday. “SpaceX remains certified and can compete for the upcoming GPS launch service, ” Lt. General Samuel Greaves, who heads…

SpaceX Falcon x PresentationJuly 12, 2017 – 08:51 am

SpaceX Falcon x Presentation

Making History SpaceX has gained worldwide attention for a series of historic milestones. It is the only private company ever to return a spacecraft from low-Earth orbit, which it first accomplished in December 2010. The company made history again in May 2012 when its Dragon spacecraft attached to the International Space Station, exchanged cargo payloads, and returned safely to Earth — a technically challenging feat previously accomplished only by…