SpaceX rocket blasts off for space station


May. 22, 2012 – It has been threatening to happen since November last year, but early this morning SpaceX finally managed to launch the Dragon capsule strapped to a Falcon.

After scrubbing its planned launch on May 19 due to a faulty check valve, SpaceX proved its critics wrong this morning by successfully launching the Falcon 9 rocket with the Dragon capsule perched atop. The momentous launch took place at 3:44am EST

Space X launched a rocket that is headed for the International Space Station. The private sector space company is hoping to shuttle supplies and people to the space station for NASA. Looking for something to do? Check the events calendar.

After scrubbing its planned launch on May 19 due to a faulty check valve, SpaceX proved its critics wrong this morning by successfully launching the Falcon 9 rocket with the Dragon capsule perched atop. The momentous launch took place at 3:44am EST

After experiencing its fair share of setbacks, SpaceX has finally done it. At 3:44 a.m. EDT, the company successfully launched its Dragon capsule into low Earth orbit atop its towering Falcon 9 rocket. In doing so, it has become the first private

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