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.
And we have liftoff: the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket has launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida Friday in its first launch test, CNN reports, after an earlier aborted attempt just seconds before ignition. SpaceX, the brainchild of Paypal ... Read Post
The Falcon 9 rocket's engines ignite on the SpaceX launch pad at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, May 22, 2012. Photo: SpaceX Before dawn today at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, SpaceX successfully launched its Falcon... Read Post