SpaceX rocket launch hailed as 'a new era in space exploration'


(SpaceX) on the successful launch of its Dragon capsule this morning from Cape Canaveral, Fla. The capsule, borne aloft on the SpaceX Falcon 9 booster rocket, is expected to rendezvous with the International Space Station (ISS) later this week,

SUCCESSFUL SPACEX ROCKET LAUNCH TO TRIGGER LOBBYING BLITZ? Now that Space Exploration Technologies today made the first successful launch of a private rocket destined for the International Space Station, expect heightened interest on Capitol Hill in

Last night, SpaceX succesfully launched its Dragon capsule to the International Space Station aboard its Falcon 9 rocket. The era of spaceflight as a private enterprise has begun. Soon, we'll be able to go up there ourselves.

US Airways Flight 787 landed safely in Bangor about noon with 179 passengers and nine crew members aboard SpaceX's launch of its Falcon 9 rocket and unmanned Dragon capsule turns night into day as it streaks over a model of the space shuttle at Cape

The ashes of the actor James Doohan, who played Scotty on the 1960s television series "Star Trek," were launched to space this morning (May 22) on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. The unmanned Falcon 9 blasted off at 3:44 am EDT (0744 GMT) from here at the

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