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Moneycontrol.comSpaceX Dragon capsule splashes down after successful test flightMoneycontrol.comRiding beneath three parachutes, the bell-shaped SpaceX Dragon capsule ended a nine-day spaceflight and splashed down in the Pacific Ocean about 560 miles (900 km) west of Baja California at 11:42 am EDT (1542 GMT). Dragon, built and flown by Space ...
SpaceX Dragon returns to Earth, ends historic tripDaily HeraldThe SpaceX Dragon supply ship returned to Earth on Thursday, ending its revolutionary nine-day voyage to the International Space Station with an old-fashioned splashdown in the Pacific. The unmanned capsule parachuted into the ocean about 500 miles off ...
SpaceX capsule returns to EarthNECNThe private SpaceX vessel is the first to return such a load since NASA's shuttles retired last year. SpaceX guided the Dragon's descent through the atmosphere and splashdown off the coast of Mexico. A fleet of boats was in position, ready to receive ...
WCSH-TVSpaceX's Dragon capsule returns to EarthWCSH-TVBy Dan Vergano The SpaceX Dragon spacecraft splashed down in the Pacific Ocean on Thursday, capping the first private cargo run to the space station. Space station astronauts detached the cargo capsule from the International Space Station in the early ...
Spaceflight NowSpaceX lands commercial contractABC NewsSpaceX announced its first commercial contract Tuesday to launch a heavy-lift rocket still in development. The Falcon Heavy will launch an Intelsat communications satellite to geosynchronous orbit, according to a news release.SpaceX signs contract to launch world's most powerful rocketFox NewsSpaceX Signs 1st Customer for World's Most Powerful Private RocketSpace.comSpaceX signs first commercial customer for Falcon HeavySpaceflight NowRedOrbit -Registerall 33 news articles »
The Associated PressSpaceX cargo ship returns to Earth after historic missionCNETThe SpaceX Dragon cargo ship, moments after release from the International Space Station. The spacecraft returned to Earth Thursday, making an on-target splashdown off the coast of the Baja California peninsula. After a half-hour free fall, ...SpaceX Dragon Splashes DownWall Street JournalHome With the Trash, SpaceX Looks to More Private FlightsNew York TimesSpaceX capsule returns to Earth, ends historic trip to space station with ...Washington PostThe Associated Press -Los Angeles Timesall 1,848 news articles »
SpaceX Dragon capsule released from International Space Station for return ...Middletown PressThe SpaceX Dragon capsule left the International Space Station on Thursday and aimed for a Pacific splashdown to end its historic flight. Astronauts set the world's first commercial supply ship loose after a five-day visit, releasing the vessel with ...
SpaceX Dragon capsule heading back to EarthChicago TribuneRelated WATCH NOW: Streaming video from NASA TV WATCH NOW: Streaming video from NASA TV SpaceX test rocket SpaceX test rocket SpaceX Falcon 9 test rocket is being prepared for launch from Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida SpaceX ...
ABC NewsSpaceX Dragon Leaves Space Station for Trip HomeABC NewsEarly Thursday morning, space station astronauts set the SpaceX capsule loose after a five-day visit. The world's first commercial supply ship is due to splash down in the Pacific at midday, Eastern Time. It will aim for an area 560 miles southwest of ...
Los Angeles TimesISS Welcomes SpaceX Dragon — First Private Spacecraft at StationWired NewsBy Jason Paur The SpaceX Dragon spacecraft successfully berthed with the International Space Station this morning after a long overnight approach including several unplanned maneuvers. The crew at SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne, California, ...SpaceX capsule docks at International Space StationLos Angeles TimesSuccess! Space station snags SpaceX Dragon capsuleCNETElon Musk On The Biggest Week Of His LifeForbesOrlando Sentinel -Registerall 2,156 news articles »
Press HeraldSpaceX's Musk an Iron Man equal?Press HeraldSpaceX owner and Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk stands near a Tesla car in front of Nasdaq in June 2010. Another Tesla, the high-end, battery-powered Model S, will start being delivered to customers in late June. The Associated Press The 40-year-old served ...What Do SpaceX and Tesla Have in Common?Space.comElon Musk: Is the head of SpaceX, Tesla the real-life Tony Stark?Nashua TelegraphSpaceX Founder Elon Musk Receives Call from a Telemarketer After Successful LaunchUbergizmoForbes -The Hill (blog) -PC Magazineall 23 news articles »
SpaceX Dragon in space station fly pastBrisbane TimesWebsites in the Fairfax Digital Network offer streaming video and audio in the Flash format. Streaming media allows you to watch video on a website as a continuous feed, as opposed to waiting for an entire audio or video file to download to your ...and more »
SpaceX readies space station rendezvousPhys.OrgThe US company SpaceX on Thursday prepared for the climax of its Dragon capsule's landmark mission to the International Space Station with a high-stakes bid to latch on to the orbiting research lab. The unmanned, cargo-carrying supply ship on Friday ...
ABC NewsAshes of 'Star Trek' actor on private rocketCNN InternationalBy John Zarella and Tom Cohen, CNN The ashes of late actor James Doohan, who played chief engineer Montgomery Scott in the original "Star Trek" television series and a series of subsequent films, were on the SpaceX rocket that launched a private ...Celebrities' Ashes Launched on SpaceX Falcon RocketABC NewsSpaceX & Scotty: Falcon 9 Launches Star Trek Actor's Ashes Into OrbitHuffington PostSpaceX takes Star Trek's 'Scotty' to the Final FrontierChristian Science MonitorGMA News -Chicago Sun-Timesall 326 news articles »
msnbc.comSpaceX Dragon capsule breezes through station flyby testsCNETMaking its first flight to the International Space Station, a cargo ship built by SpaceX is A-OK in a series of complex tests that set the stage for berthing Friday. by William Harwood May 24, 2012 9:03 AM PDT After a picture-perfect launch Tuesday, ...SpaceX Capsule Reaches Milestone With Space ManeuversWall Street JournalSpaceX capsule zips through practice drive by space stationReutersTime to see SpaceX capsule in night sky is nowmsnbc.comSan Jose Mercury News -Christian Science Monitorall 1,813 news articles »
SpaceX Ship Passes Close By International Space StationCapital Public Radio NewsAstronauts on board the international space station got a chance earlier today to see the private unmanned Dragon spaceship that was launched on Tuesday by SpaceX, of Hawthorne, Calif. NASA astronaut Don Pettit, who is living on the station, ...
SpaceX ISS Flyby Success: Dragon Capsule Performs Maneuver At Space StationHuffington Post(SpaceX), and is the first commercial spacecraft ever launched toward the space station. During the rendezvous, the spacecraft approached within 1.6 miles (2.5 km) of the outpost. Dragon launched to orbit from Cape Canaveral, Fla., early Tuesday (May ...
SpaceX supply ship flies by space station in testBrownsville HeraldThe unmanned SpaceX Dragon capsule flew within 1 1/2 miles of the orbiting lab as it performed a practice lap and checkout of its communication and navigation systems. Officials at NASA and the SpaceX company said the rendezvous went well, although the ...
SpaceX successfully flies by International Space StationMcClatchy Washington BureauBy WJ HENNIGAN | Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES - While orbiting Earth at about 17000 mph, SpaceX's Dragon capsule came within 1.5 miles of the International Space Station in preparation for its historic hook-up scheduled for later this week.
Christian Science MonitorSpaceX rocket blasts Dragon capsule into space in historic launchThe RepublicThe SpaceX Dragon capsule is on its way to a rendezvous with the International Space Station and possibly heralding a new era of space transportation. At 3:44 am EDT Tuesday, SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket blasted off at last from Cape Canaveral Air Force ...SpaceX launch: private industry inspires new generation of rocketeersChristian Science MonitorFalcon's Liftoff: How a Private Firm Could Change Space ExplorationTIMESpaceX rocket blasts off, headed to space stationSan Jose Mercury NewsPC Magazine -msnbc.comall 4,485 news articles »
...first space station-bound Dragon spacecraft, flying atop a Falcon 9 rocket, launches behind a high fidelity mockup of the space shuttle, NASA's previous means of delivering cargo to International Space Station. Liftoff occurred on May 22, 2012 from Cape Canaveral...
...Force Station on May 19, 2012 in Titusville, Florida. The launch in the early hours of Saturday morning would have made US firm SpaceX the first commercial company to send a spacecraft to the International Space Station. (Photo by Roberto Gonzalez/Getty Images)...
...first Falcon 9 rocket launching toward the International Space Station ignites its nine main engines briefly in this NASA photo shortly before aborting the launch try on May 19, 2012 due to an unexpected engine sensor reading. The Falcon 9 rocket will now...
...the highly anticipated launch of its Dragon capsule toward the International Space Station due to a rocket engine problem. SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket, carrying the unmanned Dragon capsule, sits on the launch pad on May 18 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station...
SpaceX set to launch rocket to ISSWAFFThe SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket will be launched this weekend to the International Space Station. It will be delivering a capsule for the crew currently working on the obiter. The event will mark the first time a private company has launched a capsule into ...and more »
...off an international initiative to explore interest in the space experience that will allow consumers to travel into space in SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft and then spend time in Bigelow Aerospace's BA 330 habitat. "SpaceX and BA have a lot in common. Both companies...
SpaceX rocket poised to make the historic journey tomorrow.Guardian Expressspacecraft to float freely with all of its thrusters inhibited. Then Dragon will perform a demonstration of its abort capability, to ensure it could move away from the station if necessary. station. During this “fly-under,” Dragon will establish UHF ...
SpaceX launches new era in space travelCNET (blog)Facebook marks its first day on the Nasdaq, SpaceX gets ready for a historic launch of the Falcon 9, and Nike's new sneakers are worthy of a moonwalk. by Bridget Carey May 18, 2012 2:30 PM PDT Follow @BridgetCarey We have lift-off!and more »
Wall Street JournalSpaceX set for historic commercial flight to stationCNETA SpaceX Dragon cargo capsule closes in on the International Space Station in this computer graphic. "I think we are at a major inflection point in space," Elon Musk, the Internet entrepreneur who founded SpaceX and serves as its chief designer, ...SpaceX rocket poised to make history with Saturday AM launchFox NewsSpaceX capsule to launch on Falcon rocketBBC NewsSpaceX's Pioneering FlightWall Street JournalPC Magazine -Chicago Tribune -The Seattle Timesall 850 news articles »
Christian Science MonitorWhy historic SpaceX mission to space station will be so difficultChristian Science MonitorWhen SpaceX launches its Falcon 9 rocket Saturday, it will be the beginning of a complex rendezvous with the space station that attempts to test several capabilities in one mission. By Pete Spotts, Staff writer / May 18, 2012 The SpaceX Falcon 9 test ...and more »
Rocket, weather look good on eve of new space eraCasper Star-Tribune OnlineThe Falcon 9 SpaceX rocket stands ready for launch at complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Fla., Friday, May 18, 2012. The launch, scheduled for early Saturday morning will mark for the first time, a private company ...
WDTNSpaceX rocket will fly to space stationWDTNCalifornia-based Space Exploration, or SpaceX, is the first of several companies hoping to take over the space station delivery business for the US The company's billionaire mastermind, Elon Musk, puts the odds of success in his favor while ...
SlashGearSoyuz capsule with 3 crew docks with space station before private SpaceX cargo ...Washington PostTheir arrival comes just two days ahead of the planned launch of the privately owned SpaceX's Dragon Capsule from Cape Canaveral. The space station is currently occupied by Russian cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko, NASA astronaut Don Pettit and Holland's Andre ...Space Station crew blasts off to pave way for SpaceXSlashGearRussian Soyuz (finally) lifts off for space station (+video)Christian Science MonitorNew US-Russian Crew Arrives at Space StationLiveScience.comall 747 news articles »
Hundreds turn out for SpaceX hearingBrownsville HeraldBy LAURA B. MARTINEZ/The Brownsville Herald Hundreds of people turned out Tuesday for a public hearing on SpaceX's proposal to build a satellite launch site in Cameron County, and virtually all comments from the public showed support for the project.FAA public hearing on SpaceX draws hundreds in BrownsvilleMonitorall 2 news articles »
Christian Science MonitorSpaceX to attempt historic private launch to space station this week (+video)Christian Science MonitorBy SPACE.com Staff / May 14, 2012 The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying the first Dragon spacecraft bound for the International Space Station is seen restingatop SpaceX's launch site in Cape Canaveral, Fla. The private spaceflight company SpaceX is ...SpaceX ready at last to lift off for space stationmsnbc.comSpaceX's Private Launch to Space Station: How to Watch OnlineSpace.comNASA Greenlights SpaceX ISS Visit for May 19PC MagazineMother Nature Network -Discover Magazine (blog)all 213 news articles »
...can certainly work faster, but it’s not remarkable if you look into the history 50 or 60 years ago. There is no doubt that SpaceX does things much cheaper, so in that sense this step is a step towards cheaper manned spaceflight. Wired: What happens if it doesn’t...
...the first private company authorized to deliver cargo to the International Space Station, has delayed the launch of the first such mission due to longer than expected testing of its computer systems, according to reports. After several earlier delays, SpaceX...
...long-range strategy to use private-sector spacecraft to help keep the station supplied in the absence of the space shuttle. SpaceX of Hawthorne, Calif., holds a $1.6 billion contract to launch 12 resupply missions while Orbital Sciences of MacLean, Va., holds...
...experience toward this goal. SpaceX also plans to broadcast the entire launch live at www.SpaceX.com on launch day. About SpaceX SpaceX designs, manufactures and launches the world’s most advanced rockets and spacecraft. With a diverse manifest of launches...
National GeographicNASA says all signs go for first private flight to space stationFox NewsSpaceX'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 to Launch First Private Craft to Space Station—Next Stop: Mars?National GeographicNASA gives all-clear for SpaceX launch April 30msnbc.comSpace X completes first Dragon capsule crew cabin demonstrationSlashGearSacramento Bee -Voice of America -Daily News - Galveston Countyall 288 news articles »
Coverage Set for NASA/SpaceX Launch and Mission to Space StationU.S. Politics TodayCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., April 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following the completion of NASA's flight readiness review, the second SpaceX demonstration launch for NASA's Commercial Orbital Transportation Services (COTS) program is scheduled for ...
SpaceX CEO engineered his own ascentMonitorThis is the same Elon Musk who is proposing to bring a SpaceX launch site to Brownsville. The city is one of three sites being considered. Musk founded SpaceX in 2002, investing $100 million into the company which develops rockets and spacecraft for ...and more »
Is Texas Space X Launch Site Dangerous To Florida?Brevard TimesCAPE CANAVERAL, Florida -- The Federal Aviation Administration released an April 10, 2012 notice that the commercial space company Space X proposes to construct a vertical launch area and a control center area to support up to 12 commercial launches ...and more »
SpaceX could fuel Brownsville economyBrownsville HeraldBy LAURA B. MARTINEZ/The Brownsville Herald When Pat Bellovary found a flier in his mailbox about a proposed SpaceX project, he had no idea what it was about. Bellovary, who is from Wisconsin but has a second home at Boca Chica Village, learned that ...and more »
Manned space travel, from Gagarin to SpaceXCNETSpace startup SpaceX is currently preparing to launch its rocket and dock its spacecraft with the ISS. If the 21-day mission is successful, it could lead to regular trips into space and a milestone in commercial space travel and exploration.and more »
TopNews United StatesQ+A: SpaceX Engineer Garrett Reisman on Building the World's Safest SpacecraftPopular ScienceBy Clay Dillow Posted 04.13.2012 at 11:03 am 3 Comments Garrett Reisman, Aboard STS-132 Now at SpaceX, Reisman is using his spaceflight know-how to help build what the commercial space company hopes will be the safest spacecraft the world has ever ...Dragon Expected to Set Historic Course: SpaceX Spacecraft and Rocket On Demo ...Science Daily (press release)Elon Musk says it'd be 'cool' to fly in spacemsnbc.comBillionaire Elon Musk Opens Up About Private Spaceflight ChallengesSpace.comMashable -TopNews United Statesall 21 news articles »
...Dragon, SpaceX's Private Spaceship] FAA spokesman Hank Price did not immediately reply to a request for comment. In November, SpaceX Chief Executive Elon Musk, said the Hawthorne, Calif.-based company wants to build a launch site that functioned “like a commercial...
RedOrbitSpaceX considering a new 'Commercial Cape Canaveral' in TexasArs TechnicaBy Dave Klingler | Published April 10, 2012 9:30 AM SpaceX has filed a notice of intent with the FAA, indicating it wants to conduct an Environmental Impact Study for the construction of a new spaceport in Cameron County, Texas, on the Gulf and very ...Will SpaceX build a new launch pad in Texas?Christian Science MonitorSpaceX looks into Texas as locale for future launch padmsnbc.comSpaceX considers South Texas for private launch siteSpaceflight NowRedOrbit -The Huntsville Times - al.com (blog) -MiamiHerald.comall 70 news articles »
Aviation WeekSpaceX considering Texas as a location for new launch padLos Angeles TimesThe company, better known as SpaceX, filed a document with the Federal Aviation Administration saying it was taking its first steps toward establishing a launch pad in Cameron County, Texas. SpaceX already has a launch pad in Cape Canaveral, Fla., ...SpaceX Looking at Texas Launch SiteDiscovery NewsDetails Emerge on SpaceX's Proposed Texas Rocket Launch SiteSpace.comSpaceX taps Texas for 'commercial Cape Canaveral' siteRegisterHouston Chronicle -Aviation Week -Austinistall 20 news articles »
Musk Sees SpaceX IPO in 2013 as SolarCity Awaits Lease ReviewBloombergHe is also chief executive officer of both Space Exploration Technologies, or SpaceX, and Tesla, and has been a Silicon Valley entrepreneur since the 1990s. He founded Zip2 Corp. and sold it Compaq Computer Corp., now a unit of Hewlett-Packard Co.Elon Musk Has Two More Hot IPOs Coming From SolarCity and SpaceX, Eventually ...24/7 Wall St.all 5 news articles »