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

Los Angeles

(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 […]

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SpaceX rocket blasts off for space station

USA TODAY

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 […]

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SpaceX In Orbit – Succesful Launch of Falcon 9 Rocket

Wired News

By Jason Paur CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida — The second time's the charm for SpaceX. This morning at 3:44 am EDT the company's Falcon 9 rocket lifted off of Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral. After a faulty valve caused an aborted liftoff Saturday, This time, private rocket maker SpaceX is hoping for an actual liftoff […]

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SpaceX to try another rocket launch Tuesday

USA TODAY

Matt is currently working as a writer for TechCrunch. Matt Burns is a family man first and attempts to be a writer second. Born and raised in the heart of the automotive world, only cars eclipse his love of gadgets. He previously All nine engines for the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket roared to life Saturday […]

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Possible rocket engine problem triggered SpaceX launch abort

msnbc.com

We're crossing our fingers and toes so hard we can barely type and walk, since it looks like the oft-delayed Dragon launch will take place tomorrow. The launch of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket came to an abrupt halt early Saturday. The rocket's computer detected too-high levels of pressure in engine number five, causing the […]

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SpaceX rocket poised to make history with Saturday AM launch

Fox News

By Muhammed El-Hasan, Staff Writer SpaceX CEO and Chief Technology Officer Elon Musk, left, speaks Wednesday, July 13, 2011 with Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom about plans to launch the Falcon Heavy, the largest launch vehicle since the Saturn V moon rocket, I am sitting in a motel room near the Mojave Spaceport where I am […]

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