The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket passed a static fire test today in preparation for next month's launch.
The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and its attached Dragon spacecraft exhaled flames for a few seconds today at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
After pausing the first attempt at a test firing of the Falcon 9 due to a glitch just moments before the end of the countdown, SpaceX proceeded with a second attempt, which succeeded.
If you like space and/or rockets and/or awesome flames, you'll want to tune in to spacex.com on Monday, April 30 to watch "a static fire test of the Falcon 9 rocket’s nine powerful Merlin engines in preparation for the company’s upc... Read Post
SpaceX will fire all nine engines of the Falcon 9 rocket currently on the pad at Cape Canaveral, Florida today as part of a full-on dress rehearsal for the second launch of its Dragon spacecraft. This Dragon will attempt a rendezvou... Read Post