Discover a new way to find and share stories you'll love… Learn about Reading Desk

Post Profile



First countdown for Falcon 9: Abort

SpaceX's first attempt to launch its Falcon 9 rocket, seen as a private-sector successor to the space shuttle fleet, was aborted with just a second or two left in the countdown at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. That doesn't mean we're done for the day.
read more

share
See more about: Cape Canaveral

Onboard Computer Aborts Cape Canaveral Launch

News : NYMag: Intelligencer (3 years ago)

The Space X Falcon 9, the first private rocket ever to attempt a trip to the International Space Station, stood regal and still in the early morning gloom on Cape Canaveral as NASA began the countdown. "5… 4… 3… 2… 1… 0… and liftoff... Read Post

SpaceX launches cargo rocket to space station

Technology : Tech Talk (10 months ago)

Private spaceflight company SpaceX launches its third official Dragon cargo run to the International Space Station from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The company's Dragon capsule is expected to deliver about 5,000 pou... Read Post

Watch: SpaceX launches commercial satellite on third attempt

Technology : Tech Talk (last year)

Private spaceflight company SpaceX launched a commercial satellite mission from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida Tuesday on its third try after the first two attempts were aborted due to technical problems. Read Post


Copyright © 2011 Regator, LLC