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SpaceX station launch set for May 19

SpaceX has suggested May 19 as the new date for its potentially history-making Falcon 9 rocket launch to the International Space Station, with May 22 as a backup date. The schedule shift provides more time for NASA to review changes in the California-based company's flight softw …
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The private space industry has arrived: SpaceX has orders for 40 rocket launches, worth some $4 billion

Technology : The Next Web Blog (2 years ago)

Now that SpaceX’s Falcon 9 has proven that private enterprise can fling rockets into space, and potentially dock with the International Space Station, what will the company do next? As... Read Post

NASA Partners With Boeing And SpaceX To Send Astronauts Up In Space Taxis

Technology : TechCrunch (yesterday)

NASA has announced a deal with SpaceX and Boeing to build space taxis to shuttle astronauts to the International Space Station. This deal will end NASA’s reliance on expensive Russian crew transport by 2017. The cost was a whopping ... Read Post

SpaceX Tests ISS Rocket Ahead Of Next Weeks Scheduled Launch

Technology : The Inquisitr - Tech (2 years ago)

Scientists from privately held space exploration firm SpaceX began testing their Falcon 9 rocket on Monday, one week before the company is set to make its historic launch to the International Space Station (ISS). The occasion will m... Read Post


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